Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Annual Scholarship Breakfast, Day Of Service Honor Civil Rights Leader's LegacyHundreds of Chicagoans from all walks of life gathered Monday morning to honor the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Bond Set At $5,000 For Bernard Kersh, Man Slammed To Pavement By Police Officer, As Rev. Jesse Jackson Condemns Police ActionsBond was set at $5,000 Sunday for a man facing charges of aggravated battery and resisting arrest – after he was slammed to the ground by a police officer on Thanksgiving when police said he spat on the officer.
Renowned Preacher, Civil Rights Leader, And Gospel Artist Rev. Clay Evans DiesLegendary preacher the Rev. Clay Evans has died at 94.
Civil Rights Leaders Call For Overhaul Of Buffalo Wild Wings After Racist IncidentAt a news conference Saturday, the Rev. Jesse Jackson along with other civil rights leaders called for change within the Buffalo Wild Wings company.
Rev. Jesse Jackson, Jesse Jackson Jr. Urge President Trump To Pardon Rod BlagojevichRev. Jesse Jackson and his son, former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., have asked President Donald Trump to pardon disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Rainbow PUSH Coalition: Jussie Smollett Is 'One Of The Most Impactful Community Service Volunteers We Have Ever Worked With'Charges against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett were dropped for 16 hours of community service and an agreement to forfeit his $10,000 bond. According to the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Smollett completed those community service hours with the organization over two days.
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.