Rev. Jesse Jackson

DETROIT, Jan. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Rainbow PUSH founder and legendary civil rights leader, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., will host MLK national holiday at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 20, 2020 at historic Fox Theater in Detroit. The prestigious Let Freedom Ring Awards will be bestowed on four remarkable individuals whose work has promoted and protected freedom, opportunity, fairness and dignity, thus furthering the legacy […]

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

Miss Community Clovia had a wonderful conversation with Reverend Jesse Jackson about “the vote.” During their interview Rev. Jackson said vote for scholarships, vote against injustice, vote for equality, vote against police brutality and vote for education. They could not stress it enough that a ‘no’ vote from you is a ‘yes’ vote for the […]

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 […]

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.…

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…

LOS ANGELES, CA — Over four thousand people from all over the world packed into the West Angeles Church of God In Christ on January 21st, to pay their respects to legendary Gospel artist Andraé Crouch. The concert and Celebration of Life services were streamed live on BET.com as well as the church’s website, with […]

Intel CEO, Brian Krzanich announced on Tuesday his company’s plan to invest $300 million to improve diversity in the technology industry. The move comes after a…

Last week hackers released hundreds and thousands of stolen emails between Sony executives. Several of the hacked emails have been highlighted as being racist in nature and…