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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12 April 2014
The Bible's injunction that we shall be judged by how we have treated the "least of these" (Matthew 25:40) appears in different forms in virtually every...
05 November 2013
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14 October 2013
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01 October 2013
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23 September 2013
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17 September 2013
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