50 Years After King's Death, Jackson Says 'You’ve Got To Keep Fighting'Fifty years after he witnessed the assassination of his friend and mentor, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the pain is still raw for Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.
Rev. Jesse Jackson Honors Emancipation Proclamation AnniversaryJackson is launching a campaign to have the holiday remembered not for resolutions and football, but rather for freedom.
Rev. Jesse Jackson Says He Manages Parkinson's With Daily TherapyThe Rev. Jesse Jackson says he's relying on daily physical therapy, medication and prayer to manage Parkinson's disease as he continues his civil rights work.
Rev. Jackson Family, Friends Rally At Rainbow PUSHThe Reverend Jesse Jackson, who’s 76, announced yesterday that he’s been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease.
Fighting The Battle Against Parkinson's Disease"You need some patience, understanding, the will to fight and hope."
Rev. Jackson Tours Puerto Rico, Brings Supplies From ChicagoRev. Jesse Jackson is in Puerto Rico, renewing calls for financial relief and mass evacuations as it tries to recover from Hurricane Maria.
Local Political, Religious Leaders Demand Help For Puerto RicoRev. Jackson is among local political and religious leaders calling for private and public sector to help Puerto Rico recover from Maria.
Rev. Jackson Creates Commission To Look Into Voter Suppression, Rather Than "Voter Fraud"Civil Rights Leader Reverend Jesse Jackson says that while President Trump has a panel looking into alleged "voter fraud" his group is taking a closer look at Republican efforts to make voting harder in minority communities.
Facebook Executives In Chicago To Discuss Plan To Remove Violent PostsRepresentatives from Facebook were at Operation PUSH headquarters in Kenwood to meet with Rev. Jesse Jackson and other civic leaders.
Report: ATF To Beef Up Its Presence In ChicagoAbout 20 agents for the federal bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are being transferred to Chicago, according to CNN.
Emanuel, Aldermen Leery Of Trump's Threat To "Send In The Feds" To Fight CrimePresident Donald Trump did not specify what he meant when he threatened to “send in the feds” if Chicago doesn’t get violent crime under control, but city leaders and clergy said the last thing the city needs is National Guard troops on every street corner.
Community Leaders Plan Town Hall Meetings On Chicago ViolenceThe astounding number of shootings and homicides in Chicago last month prompted elected officials and community leaders to call for a series of town hall meetings in neighborhoods hit hardest by gun violence.