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A Young Jesse Jackson Rallies for Jobs

The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson was only 27 on Sept. 22, 1969, when he led a rally of 4,000 people in Chicago, calling for an end to discrimination in the construction trades. 292 more words

Def Jam's Russell Simmons Joins Flint Water Effort: 'The Governor Let Them All Get Poisoned'

FLINT (CBS Detroit) – Def Jam Records co-founder Russell Simmons in Michigan Monday to help distribute water to residents in the city of Flint as part of the ongoing water crisis brought on by a switch from the Detroit water system two years ago to the Flint River. 414 more words


Moore pain equals Moore status equals Moore profit

One thing I’ve noticed in life is that there are two types of people. The first group are those that do hard things, make hard decisions and actually build things. 204 more words

Jesse Jackson not planning to endorse in Democratic primary

The Rev. Jesse Jackson has no plans to endorse a candidate in the tightening Democratic presidential race. In an interview with The Hill on Tuesday, the civil rights icon said his long history of working with both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders means he’ll likely remain neutral until the party’s nominee is named.

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