In a very rare public appearance, convicted U.S. Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. will be attending Muhammad Ali’s memorial service in Louisville. In an exclusive, he spoke with WGN Radio’s Ryan Burrow about Ali’s life and what it’s meant to him as he deals with his own hardships. 18 more words
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It’s no secret that Barack Obama is very close with Jesse Jackson Sr. Jesse Sr. was the one who helped arranged the marriage of Barack and Michelle with Rev. 356 more words
CHICAGO (AP) — Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. officially completed his prison sentence Friday, nearly three years after pleading guilty to illegally spending $750,000 in campaign money on everything from fur capes and vacations to Hollywood memorabilia and a gold-plated watch. 360 more words