Quotes by Jesse Jackson

About Jesse Jackson:

Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, and politician. 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. Former U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr. is his eldest son. Jackson was also the host of Both Sides with Jesse Jackson on CNN from 1992 to 2000.

Author Bio

  • NameJesse Jackson
  • DescriptionAfrican-American civil rights activist and politician
  • AliasesJesse Jackson, Sr.; Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr.
  • BornOctober 8, 1941
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPolitician; Sportsperson; Gridiron Football Player
  • AwardsSpingarn Medal; Presidential Medal Of Freedom