Rev. Jesse Jackson

Roland Martin and Rev. Jackson discuss the challenges facing Black America under a Trump presidency.

According to the bellereport.com Civil Rights Icon, Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. On Hand to Celebrate New CD Release of Reverend Clay Evans & The Ship ‘WHAT A LEGACY VOLUME ONE’   Shammahmktg PR — (Chicago, IL) Founder and President of the Rainbow Push Coalition Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. made a special return trip […]

Civil rights icon Reverend Jesse Jackson was on hand to celebrate the CD release of What A Legacy, a new commemorative CD featuring vintage recordings of Reverend Clay Evans and the Fellowship Baptist Church Choir of Chicago.  The disc has instantly become a fan favorite, making its home into the top ten of the Billboard […]

homegoing service was attended by legendary members of the Black press like Les Payne and Ed Gordon. Kemba Smith — who was profiled nationally by Curry in Emerge magazine — and Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., spoke during the services, honoring the life of Curry.

Longtime journalist and champion of the Black press, George Curry, passed away on Saturday of a heart attack in Maryland at the age of 69.

Roland Martin and a select panel of guests discussed the home-going service and the celebration of Ali.

In 1988, Rev. Jesse Jackson ran for the Democratic presidential nomination, but Governor Michael Dukakis ultimately won the spot. Jackson mesmerized and galvanized many voters during the ’88 campaign, just as Sen. Bernie Sanders has done in 2016. Rev. Jackson understood that in order to increase his leverage and have an impact on the Democratic Party going […]

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now preview the commemoration of the Million Man March and the Justice or Else rally in Washington D.C.

Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now via phone to discuss the Emanuel AME massacre that claimed the lives of nine worshipers.…

EXCLUSIVE UPDATE WITH INTERVIEW: The Rev. Jesse Jackson appeared live on Afternoons with Amos Tuesday and expanded on his criticisms of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). On Monday, on Twitter, Rev. Jackson blasted the law and announced that he’s boycotting the Final Four and Indiana and Indianapolis.  Here’s how the head of the Rainbow […]

It has been 32 years since Chicago had a mayor of African decent. Harold Washington was elected in 1983 and passed away while in office…

A constellation of stars from the holy and secular world came out to pay homage to the supremely talented gospel giant Andraé  Crouch, who was laid…