Tag: Jesse-Jackson

Rev. Jesse Jackson Announces His Battle with Parkinson's Disease

Civil rights leader, Baptist minister and politician Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. announced on Twitter Friday afternoon his personal struggle with Parkinson’s disease. Jackson, 76, said in a statement that he and his family started noticing changes about three years ago when he found it difficult to do routine tasks….

Black Mothers are 'Queens who Produce Champions,' Says Rev. Jesse Jackson

At DiversityInc’s fall event in Newark, N.J. on Wednesday, civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. addressed President Donald Trump’s comments about NFL players’ protests during the national anthem, and explained the reason why Colin Kaepernick began his protest police brutality. During a rally in Alabama on Friday, Trump referred…