Jesse Jackson Sr.

An undated photo of Trayvon Martin (CBS)

Chicagoans Rally For Justice For Trayvon Martin

Speakers drew comparisons between Trayvon Martin’s death and the 1955 murder of Chicago teenager Emmett Till in Money Mississippi, an attack that some say triggered the modern Civil Rights movement.


The four Rainbow Push interns accusing Chicago Police of racial profiling. (Credit: CBS)

Rainbow Push Interns Accuse Chicago Police Of Racial Profiling

They say officers stopped them and handcuffed them, all because of how they looked. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talked with them today.


An undated photo of Trayvon Martin (CBS)

Jackson, Pfleger Urge Restraint When Verdict Comes In Trayvon Martin Case

Spiritual leaders and parents who have lost children to gun violence pleaded for peace Friday in anticipation of a verdict in the Trayvon Martin case.


Rev. Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson Sr. Defends Son At Rainbow Push Meeting

Today was the first time the Rainbow Push Coalition met since Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi appeared in federal court in Washington.


U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Chicago, meets with reporters. (CBS File Photo)

Rev. Jackson Issues Statement On Son’s Legal Woes

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. released a statement Monday thanking those who have prayed for Jesse Jackson Jr. and his family. He also calls the hurt “indescribable.”


Jesse Jackson Sr. speaks outside the Stephenson County Courthouse. (Credit: CBS)

Rev. Jackson Pleads Not Guilty To Trespassing After Jobs Protest

Jackson and more than a dozen others will go to trial for Freeport protest.


Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. protests the outsourcing of jobs in Freeport, Ill. (CBS)

Rev. Jackson Arrested, Released After Protest At Freeport, Ill. Plant

Chanting and carrying American flags, Jackson and dozens of protestors marched to Sensata to object to the purported outsourcing of jobs to China.


Nelson Mandela seen on his 92nd birthday last year. (PETER MOREY/AFP/Getty Images)

Rev. Jackson Concerned Over Mandela Health Scare

The international icon’s hospitalization in South Africa has drawn wide attention.