Rainbow PUSH Coalition

Thirteen organizations — which include the ACLU, NAACP, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, National Action Network, and Rainbow Push Coalition — sent…

During this year’s Annual Rainbow Push Coalition Conference, Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. reminded attendees and members of the black press that black stories matter. He stressed that, if the…

What does the Super Bowl have to do with the struggle for civil rights? Let Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. break it down for your real…

Following reports that he may have misused campaign funds, Illinois congressman Jesse Jackson Jr has hired a lawyer to handle negotiations with the federal government on possible plea deal in which he would resign from the House of Representatives and spend time in prison. CBS 2 television reported on Saturday and Fox News Chicago on […]

After more than four months of silence, U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. asks constituents for patience and says he’s “anxious to return to work,” in a robocall to his 2nd Congressional District Saturday, reported by Chicago radio station WBEZ, but gave no timeline on when he’d get back to work. This is the first time […]

To the surprise of many, Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. has put his home in Washington, D.C., up for sale for a reported $2.5 million. He’s been on leave from Congress since June 10, while undergoing treatment for Bipolar II depression. The Democratic congressman’s office released this statement: “Like millions of Americans, Congressman Jackson and Mrs. Jackson […]

The least public of Chicago’s famed Jackson family and the mother of U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) spoke openly regarding her son’s treatment for a mood disorder while speaking at the Rainbow PUSH coalition conference in Chicago.   Jackie Jackson told reporters that her son had experienced severe disappointment — some of it politically […]

Today’s words of wisdom comes from Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr. Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr. Founder and President Rainbow PUSH Coalition The Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, is one of America’s foremost civil rights, religious and political figures. Over the past forty years, he has played a pivotal […]