Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.

Mother Of Rev. Jesse Jackson DiesRev. Jackson tweeted that his mother, "has made her transition to be with God" and thanked supporters for their prayers.
Chicago Civil Rights Icon HospitalizedWillie T. Barrow, 90, helped found Operation PUSH and has made a mark in Chicago.
30 Years Later, Jackson Reunites With Released Air Force Pilot On January 4, 1984, the Rev. Jesse Jackson brought then Navy Lt. Robert Goodman home. Jackson had negotiated Goodman's release after he was held captive in Syria.
Rev. Jackson: Jesse Jr. Spent Thanksgiving With His FamilyThe day after former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress, things were quiet at the home of Jackson's famous father. But Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. did come out to talk to reporters on Thanksgiving.
Rev. Jackson: Jesse Jr. 'Has Fought Gallantly' During IllnessRev. Jesse Jackson said Wednesday that his son Jesse Jackson Jr.’s decision to resign from Congress has caused “a great sense of pain” for his family, but he said they’ve been encouraged by all the support they’ve received from the public.
Not Much Mention Of Congressman At PUSH ForumThere was little mention of what has been going on with U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. at Saturday morning’s Rainbow-PUSH forum at the organization’s South Side headquarters.
Rev. Jackson: Congressman Son Is 'Unwell,' 'Rebuilding His Strength'The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. said Thursday that his Congressman son is “unwell” and “rebuilding his strength,” but had little else to say on the subject.