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This Day in Black History: Nov. 3, 1983
Jesse Jackson announced that he would run for president of the United States on Nov. 3, 1983....


Allen West Slams Black Leaders for Silence on Black on White Crime
Ex-congressman Allen West accuses President Obama and others for having a double standard on crime....


Jesse Jackson Jr. Is Now Serving His Time at an Alabama Prison Facility
Jesse Jackson Jr. requested a transfer from Butner, North Carolina, to a Montgomery, Alabama, priso...


New Focus on Minority Voting After Brown's Death
Blacks want to become more politically active and in control of who serves in public office....


Jesse Jackson to Bring Attention to Lack of Diversity in Technology Field
Jesse Jackson is calling attention to the lack of diversity in technology Wednesday by leading a de...


Parents of Michael Brown Slated to Attend Eric Garner Rally
More than 15,000 people expected to attend the demonstration on Staten Island on Saturday....


Obama: King Made Our Union More "Perfect"
Thousands flock to the Memorial Mall in Washington, D.C....


Jesse Jackson Sr. Thinks Birther Is Code for Racist
While other Black leaders have danced delicately around whether the birther movement is fueled by r...


Activism Is Part of the New Congressional Black Caucus Chairman's DNA
A look at the life of Rep. G.K. Butterfield....


Commentary: Why I'm Not Excited About the 2016 Campaign Season
The race among Republicans is off to an uninspiring start....


Ex-Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Sentenced to 2.5 Years in Prison
Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced to 30 months in prison for misuse of about $750,...


Jesse Jackson Jr. Enters Guilty Plea
Former lawmaker Jesse Jackson Jr. pleads guilty to one felony conspiracy count and will be sentence...


Jesse Jackson Sr. Thinks Jeremiah Wright Is Being Treated Like an Enemy of State
Jesse Jackson Sr. laments how Rev. Jeremiah Wright is being unfairly "used" in the media....


Where in the World Is Jesse Jackson Jr.?
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s prolonged and mysterious absence is causing people to ask questions....


Leaders Celebrate the Legacy of Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.
As leaders celebrate Rev. Jesse Jackson's legacy, the discussion turns to the need for strong insti...


Jesse Jackson Sr. Wants Obama to Fight Harder for African-Americans
Jackson believes that Obama must fight harder for African-Americans and against the GOP....


Son's Woes Weigh Heavily on the Rev. Jesse Jackson
Rev. Jesse Jackson sometimes struggles to remain relevant amid President Obama's rise and his own s...


Commentary: The Disappointing Timing of Jesse Jackson Jr.’s Resignation
Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. should have resigned a long time ago....


Jesse Jackson Says Banning Affirmative Action in Higher Ed Is Like Ethnic Cleansing
Proponents of affirmative action argue that diversity works....


Rev. Jesse Jackson Takes on Black-on-Black Violence
Jesse Jackson is planning a series of nationwide anti-gun violence marches in response to Black-on-...

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