The Rev. Jesse Jackson says the U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down part of the landmark Voting Rights Act is a "devastating blow." The longtime civil rights leader and former presidential candidate... Read »
“During this difficult and painful ordeal, our family has felt the impact of your prayers and calls," Rev. Jackson said Monday in a statement. "So many ministers have reached out to us, and we thank you. Read »
For the first time in a long time, Chicago doesn't have a member of the Jackson family representing its residents. Less than two months after Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned as congressman for the 2nd District,... Read »
Rev. Jesse Jackson will introduce two Americans whose release from a Gambian prison he negotiated to members of Congress Friday. Read »
News of the visit came from his father, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who said he and his wife offered "positive reinforcement" and did not discuss politics. Read »
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