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This Day in Black History: Oct. 8, 1941

This Day in Black History: Oct. 8, 1941

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. is born.

Published October 8, 2011

The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., civil rights activist and Democratic presidential candidate in 1984 and 1988, was born in Greenville, South Carolina.

(Photo: Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/MCT)   

Written by Britt Middleton

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