Rainbow/PUSH Coalition

Jackie Robinson West players and coaches hold the 2005 White Sox World Series trophy while visiting U.S. Cellular Field during the parade celebrating their Little League World Series national title. (Credit: CBS)

JRW Players Hoist World Series Trophy; Also Get Trip To Disney World

Jackie Robinson West players got a couple nice surprises on Wednesday as the city saluted the Little League World Series national champions.


School pupils hold signs as members of Lagos based civil society groups hold rally calling for the release of missing Chibok school girls at the state government house, in Lagos, Nigeria, on May 5, 2014. Boko Haram on Monday claimed the abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls from their boarding school in Chibok, Borno state, on April 15, 2014, which has triggered international outrage, threatening to sell them as 'slaves.'  (Photo credit: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Jackson Might Lead Delegation To Nigeria

On the day the White House said a U.S. team will head to Nigeria to help search for nearly 300 teenage girls abducted by Islamic extremists, Rev. Jesse Jackson said he’s trying to bring more attention to the girls’ plight.


Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's annual Martin Luther King holiday prayer breakfast on Jan. 16, 2012 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers. (Credit: CBS)

MLK Prayer Breakfast Adopts Tone Of Occupy Movement

The annual Martin Luther King observance by the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition took on the tone of the Occupy movement this year.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2012

Pizza Hut

9 Local Pizza Huts Rescued From Closure

Employees celebrated at a South Size Pizza Hut Tuesday, after it was announced that a number of restaurants in danger of closing will remain open after all.

WBBM Newsradio–11/15/2011

Rev. Jesse Jackson

Rev. Jackson To Hold New Year’s Job Fair

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is on a mission to help create and provide jobs for the people of Illinois.

CBS Chicago–12/31/2010

Rev. Jesse Jackson

Rev. Jackson Takes Anti-Profiling Message To Britain

Civil rights activist and Chicago legend Rev. Jesse Jackson is starting a group in the United Kingdom to oppose what he calls the abuse of police powers to stop and search people.

CBS Chicago–10/18/2010