Rev. Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. ) is an American civil rights activist and Baptist minister. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as a shadow U.S. Senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997. He is the founder of the organizations that merged to form Rainbow/PUSH.

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08 September 2005
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. founder and president of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, announced today that he plans to hold a rally outside the U.S. Department of...
04 September 2005
Reverend Jesse Jackson is working in the Louisiana region with the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Last week, Rev. Jackson and a Rainbow/PUSH delegation...
31 March 2005
I am deeply saddened by the passing of Terri Schiavo this morning.  Her loss is truly a sad day for all America and the world.  Our hearts are heavy as we...
10 March 2005
Beware the stranger bearing gifts. Or as the law teaches, caveat emptor, buyer beware. Look before you leap. All these warnings apply to the emerging...
06 March 2005
This weekend in Selma, Alabama, marchers will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in that city. The violence...
03 February 2005
CHICAGO -  When will our troops return home from Iraq? What is the President’s plan to prevent factory jobs from going abroad? What is his plan for providing...

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