Tag: Jackson

The Perpetual Disconnect Between Trump and the Black Community

Trump has 2 percent of the Black vote, so his campaign conducts a rally in a predominantly Black city. Charles Blow calls outreach “a lie.” By Sheryl Estrada Reuters The Trump campaign held a rally Wednesday night in Jackson, Mississippi, a predominantly Black city, in its said effort to make…

Rev. Jesse Jackson | 2016 DiversityInc Top 50 Special Guest

The Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, is one of America’s foremost civil rights, religious and political figures. Over the past forty years, he has played a pivotal role in virtually every movement for empowerment, peace, civil rights, gender equality, and economic and…

Killers in Hate Crime Pay $840,000 to Victim's Estate

Four Jackson, Mississippi, men have been ordered to pay $840,000 to the estate of James Craig Anderson, a Black man they murdered on June 26, 2011. The four men Deryl Paul Dedmon, 23; John Aaron Rice, 23; Dylan Wade Butler, 24; and William Kirk Montgomery, 26 were convicted in 2012…