Rev. Jesse Jackson Celebrates 80th Birthday In HarlemDozens of people, including local leaders, gathered at the National Action Network headquarters to salute Jackson's historic work.
Reverend Jesse Jackson And His Wife, Jacqueline, Hospitalized With COVIDThe Reverend Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline, have both been hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from Jackson's Rainbow/Push Coalition.
Reverend Jesse Jackson Talks Civil Rights Movement, Jackie Robinson & NYC Economic SummitJackson discusses what it was like to march with MLK and why he is in NYC fighting for economic equality for all.
Jesse Jackson Reveals He Has Parkinson's DiseaseThe Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy.
Rev. Jesse Jackson Discusses 'Ugly, Divisive' Political Climate On CityViewsIn this installment of City Views, Sharon Barnes-Waters sits down with Civil Rights leader and activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson. His work continues through the Rainbow PUSH Coalition that's having a three-day summit in New York next month.
Little League Strips Chicago's Jackie Robinson West Of National TitleLittle League International has stripped Jackie Robinson West of the national title that the Chicago team won last summer after an investigation revealed it had falsified boundaries to field ineligible players.
Lhota: De Blasio 'Needs To Explain Himself' Over Cuba Honeymoon, Sandinista SupportDemocratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio was on the defensive Tuesday, explaining his support for the socialist government of Nicaragua and a honeymoon in Cuba that was so secret, he never told his kids.
Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In ChicagoIt’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.
Supreme Court To Consider Limits On Affirmative Action Programs; Rev. Jesse Jackson ReactsIt is a move that could potentially impact admissions across the country, including for students in the Tri-State Area.
Whitney Houston Remembered, Life Celebrated By Family And Friends At New Hope Baptist ChurchSome of the biggest names in entertainment packed the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark on Saturday to say goodbye to music legend Whitney Houston.
Seasoned Activists Critique Wall Street ProtestsTo veterans of past social movements, the Occupy Wall Street protests that began in New York and spread nationwide have been a welcome response to corporate greed and the enfeebled economy. But whether the energy of protesters can be tapped to transform the political climate remains to be seen.
Rev. Jesse Jackson Holds Rally In Camden, Urges Workers To Stay StrongThe Rev. Jesse Jackson was on a solidarity tour across New Jersey to support union workers and oppose cuts to public services by Gov. Chris Christie.
Eye On New York: Rebuilding America's EconomyIn this Eye on New York segment, CBS 2’s Don Dahler speaks with Rev. Jesse Jackson about the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and its efforts to help rebuild America’s economy.