JESSE JACKSON: New Museum Is a Stunning Achievement

September 27, 2016 Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. 0

Demonstrations continue in Charlotte, N.C., and protests have spread to Atlanta and elsewhere, sparked most recently by the police killing of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Okla., and Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte. Against that backdrop, I joined thousands for the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on the mall in Washington, D.C. […]

JESSE JACKSON: How to Win Elections Behind the Cotton Curtain

November 10, 2015 Jesse L. Jackson Sr. 0

We won the Voting Rights Act of 1965 at Selma, combining the power of a principled mass movement led by Dr. King and a compassionate president who did the right thing despite the heavy political price. What was that cost? Well, President Johnson said it best at the time, when he told his aides that we’d “just lost the South for a generation.” […]

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