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Rev. Jesse L. Jackson ignites next generation of Tenn. voters

February 15, 2018

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson with ministers and community leaders during his visit at Capers Memorial CME church. (photo by Kossie Gardner III)


Capers Memorial CME Church hosted a luncheon for Rev. Jesse L. Jackson recently. Rev. Jackson, founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, fellowshipped with community leaders and held a brief question and answer session. Rev. Jackson is touring Tennessee in hopes of activating and inspiring young voters as we approach an important election season.


The Rev. Jesse Jackson comes to the city for 21st annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit

February 1, 2018

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is headed to the city for the 21st annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit, Feb. 8 through Feb. 9, at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel. 
This year’s theme is 50 Years After the Assassination of Dr. King: The Struggle Continues for Freedom, Equity and Inclusion in Corporate America. This year’s event will feature sessions on private equity investments, board diversity, minority procurement and other business opportunities, life after pro-sports and new technology.


Jesse Jackson blasts Trump, envisions progressive coalition at Maryland church

January 28, 2018

Rev. Jesse Jackson waves from the podium during the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)


FORT WASHINGTON, Md. (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson has delivered a sermon at a Maryland church criticizing President Donald Trump and calling for more African Americans to turn out at ballot boxes.