Joe Biden Will Reportedly Meet With George Floyd’s Family Before Monday’s Funeral

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden will reportedly be meeting with George Floyd’s family before the funeral service which is scheduled to take place in Houston on Monday, ABC News reported. An aide with the Biden campaign told the outlet that the candidate is planning to travel to Houston on Monday […]

Jesse Jackson Endorses Bernie Sanders After Claiming The Biden Campaign Did Not Reach Out To Him

Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson offered his endorsement for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders earlier today. The vote of support comes as Sanders hopes to regain his front-runner status after former Vice President Joe Biden‘s major win on Super Tuesday. “With the exception of Native Americans, African Americans are the people who are most behind socially […]

Jesse Jackson Torches Joe Biden: ‘His Message Does Not Address The Pain Of Our People’

After finishing fourth in Iowa, coming in fifth in New Hampshire, and being blown out of the water by Sen. Bernie Sanders in Nevada, former Vice President Joe Biden lost his long-held status of the Democratic frontrunner. Winning South Carolina, which votes Saturday, is now a must for the Delaware Democrat. Biden still holds a […]

Stacey Abrams Predicts Georgia Win In Spite Of Rampant Voter Suppression Claims

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Stacey Adams was joined by civil rights icon Jesse Jackson as she held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, November 6, to urge supporters – who in many cases were stalled for hours – to stay on line and vote in spite of what failures in logistics, technical difficulties, and suspect registration […]

Stevie Wonder, Jesse Jackson Were Among The Last People To Visit Aretha Franklin In Her Final Hours

Aretha Franklin was surrounded by her loved ones when she died earlier this week, and several of her famous friends were among the last to see her alive. The Queen of Soul passed away on August 16 in her Detroit home at age 76 following a battle with cancer, the same day that Elvis Presley […]

Rev. Billy Graham Dead At 99: Donald Trump, Barack Obama And More React To The Death Of The Famed Evangelist

Rev. Billy Graham has passed away. The famed evangelist, who was long known as “America’s Pastor,” died at his home in North Carolina of natural causes, a family spokesman told ABC News. Billy Graham was 99 years old and would have celebrated his 100th birthday in November. Billy Graham was one of the most well-known […]

Reverend Jesse Jackson Diagnosed With Parkinson’s Disease, Asks For Prayers

Notorious civil rights leader Reverend Jesse Jackson has just shared the sad news that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. CNN reported the 76-year-old had been suffering from symptoms of the disease for over three years before he was officially diagnosed. The reverend stated he could feel the changes in his body, and after […]

Pat Boone On Reissuing ‘In A Metal Mood’ And Working With Metallica, Alice Cooper, And Other Hard Rock Royalty

With over 45 million records sold worldwide and 220 consecutive weeks on the charts to his credit, few singers have accomplished even a small fraction of what Pat Boone has. However, music has only been one facet of Boone’s career, as he is the holder of three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In […]

Jesse Jackson Says President Donald Trump ‘Would Not Qualify To Get Into Jesus’ Kingdom’ — Here’s Why

The Reverend Jesse Jackson usually always has plenty to say about a number of topics, and this week, he let the world know that President Donald Trump would not “qualify” to enter the kingdom of Heaven. This past week, Jackson appeared in Washington, D.C., to speak to a number of people for the National Action […]

At Women’s March, Jesse Jackson Claims ‘Right To Vote Is Threatened’

Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson has seen his share of civil unrest. The 75-year-old minister has spent the majority of his life working within civil rights movements, starting when he was a college student in the 1960s. Jackson, who worked closely with Martin Luther King, Jr., has gained fame speaking for those he believes to […]

Jesse Jackson Wants President Obama To Pardon Hillary Clinton For Her Crimes

Before Barack Obama bows out of office, Rev. Jesse Jackson wants him to use his presidential powers to give Hillary Clinton an absolute pardon. Without saying that Clinton did anything wrong, Jackson stated that the outgoing president should block Donald Trump’s intent to prosecute Clinton for using a private email server during her tenure as […]

Donald Trump Wins Praise From Jesse Jackson For Diversity And Inclusiveness [Video]

Back in the late 1990s, Donald Trump was lauded by the Rev. Jesse Jackson as a friend to minorities and underserved communities. “Jesse Jackson thinks Donald Trump is a champion of minority empowerment. Or at least he used to before the turn of the millennium,” The Daily Caller, which unearthed the video embedded below, explained. […]

Hillary Clinton Endorsed For President By Reverend Jesse Jackson

Hillary Clinton, now confirmed to be the Democrat presumptive nominee, today had her bid for president endorsed by civil rights crusader Reverend Jesse Jackson, according to a report from CNN. Jackson, who had previously been in touch with representatives of both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders to encourage party unity against Donald Trump and the […]

New Hillary Clinton Emails Reveal Her Network Of Powerful Celebrity Friends, Including Lady Gaga And Ben Affleck

It’s hard to hear the name of presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton without someone mentioning her email scandal. While fellow Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders mentioned at the first Democratic debate that the country was tired of hearing about her “d**n emails,” it seems there’s even more to discover about Clinton’s emails. According to the Associated Press, […]

Brittany ‘Bree’ Newsome, Social Activist, Climbs S.C. State Capital Flagpole To Remove Confederate Flag, Jesse Jackson Tweets Support

Brittany “Bree” Newsome has caused quite the stir at the South Carolina Capital building, as well as on Twitter, after she daringly climbed the flagpole to remove the controversial confederate flag on Saturday morning. According to the International Business Times, Brittany ‘Bree’ Newsome was arrested after she shimmied up the flagpole and temporarily took down […]

Jesse Jackson Jr. Released From Halfway House In Baltimore

Jesse Jackson Jr. has been released from a halfway house where he has lived for the past several months after serving two and a half years in prison for spending $750,000 in campaign money on personal items, according to the Associated Press. Jackson, a former U.S. Rep from Chicago, was released from the Volunteers of […]

Ku Klux Klan Better Than New Black Leaders, Says Reverend, As Doctor Tells Blacks To Kill Cops In ‘Self Defense’

The Ku Klux Klan and Nazi skinheads are actually better than today’s black leaders according to Reverend Jesse Lee Peterson, who is also African American himself. The black Reverend makes this claim even as some black leaders like Dr. Mauricelm-Lei Millere tells blacks that they must kill cops in self-defense. In a related report by […]

Kim Bruns Holds Black Couple At Gunpoint In Bar, Tells Them, ‘Call Jesse Jackson!’ Report Says

Kim Bruns, owner of the George & Dragon British Pub in Orlando, Florida, says she is not a racist. But the report given by a young couple to police there about their encounter with Bruns last Saturday at the bar appears to tell a very different — and frightening — story. “It’s all false accusations,” […]

Jesse Jackson Says Punishing Cheating Black Little League Team Is Racist

Among the Black American community, Jesse Jackson is recognized as an important figurehead who defends their rights. The Inquisitr previously reported on such news that shows Jackson in such a light, specifically in the cases of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown. As a matter of fact, Jackson has either made decrees or rationalizations when those […]

Ferguson Aftermath: Business Owners Talk Life After Riots, Reveal Jesse Jackson, Louis Farrakhan, And Al Sharpton Never Reached Out To Them

Distressed Ferguson business owners are all struggling to recover from the aftermath of the riots that ripped through the city following the grand jury’s decision regarding the controversial death of Michael Brown. Needless to say, the road to recovery will be quite long, as many business owners are left to pick up the pieces of […]

Benjamin Watson: Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson ‘Can Incite People,’ But ‘Mean Well’

Benjamin Watson, the New Orleans Saints player who recently made a name for himself through a viral Facebook post on the Ferguson riots, sat down with Fox News on Friday and shared his reaction to the unexpected popularity of his thoughts. Watson’s post thoughtfully didn’t take sides on the matter. At once, it empathized with […]

Don Lemon Gets Intense With Jesse Jackson During Controversial Debate About Ferguson Riots

Don Lemon and Jesse Jackson definitely have opposing views where justice is concerned. While the famed civil rights activist feels protesting and rioting sends a message of substance, Lemon has questioned the effectiveness of such actions. Needless to say, the controversial topic of discussion got a bit intense during Jackson’s recent interview on CNN. Basically, […]

John Wiley Price Feels Deceased Ebola Patient’s Dark Skin And Lack Of Insurance Is Why He Was Sent Home. Federal Investigation To Come?

John Wiley Price had tough words for Dallas medical officials following the news of Ebola patient Thomas Duncan’s death. As reported by the Inquisitr, the 42-year-old man passed away early Wednesday morning at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. This same hospital released Duncan days before he was correctly diagnosed with Ebola. It is an act that […]

The National Guard Is Leaving Ferguson

After a few days and nights of relative calm, Missouri governor Jay Nixon has ordered the National Guard to leave Ferguson, USA Today is reporting. “I greatly appreciate the men and women of the Missouri National Guard for successfully carrying out the specific, limited mission of protecting the Unified Command Center so that law enforcement […]

Jesse Jackson: Tea Party Is The ‘New Confederacy,’ Anti-Obama On Race Only

The Tea Party has more than a few critics in Washington and outside it, but Jesse Jackson leveled a very specific criticism at the GOP offshoot — that their sole objection to President Obama is that he his black. It’s not a new Tea Party criticism, that the President is targeted by the caucus for […]

Jesse Jackson Calls Florida ‘Apartheid State’ After Trayvon Martin Verdict

Jesse Jackson said Florida should be treated as an “apartheid state” if the Department of Justice does not file charges against the acquitted George Zimmerman, with the civil rights leader calling for a boycott of the state. “No doubt, the inclination is to boycott Florida, stop conventions, to isolate Florida as a kind of apartheid […]

Rev. Jesse Jackson Asked To Defend Strict Chicago Gun Laws, Doesn’t [Video]

Reverend Jesse Jackson appeared on CNN Friday, where he was asked to defend Chicago, Illinois’ strict gun laws (some of the strictest in the nation) in light of the city’s 500th homicide this year. Though he was asked several times, Rev. Jackson either couldn’t or wouldn’t defend the tight gun control laws, instead making a […]

Reverend Jesse Jackson Arrested During Protest

The Reverend Jesse Jackson was arrested on Wednesday as part of a group of former workers at Sensata Technologies, who were participating in a civil disobedience. A spokesman for Jackson’s Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, Michael Peery, stated that Jackson was arrested with about a dozen workers, but he is expected to be released later in the day, […]

Jesse Jackson Jr. Being Treated For Bipolar Disorder, Says Mayo Clinic

Jesse Jackson Jr., a Chicago Democrat who has been absent from Congress for two months ago, is being treated for bipolar disorder at the Mayo Clinic, according to an announcement on Monday. The clinic, based in Rochester, Minnesota, has specified that Jackson Jr. suffers from Bipolar II, meaning he has periodic episodes of depression and […]

Jesse Jackson Jr.: Congressman’s Office Denies Report Of Alcohol Addiction

There is a ton of hype surrounding congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.’s disappearance and it seems that, due to some unsavory claims made by NBC, which state that Jackson Jr. is in a rehab facility for alcohol and addiction, the congressman’s office has finally released more information about his condition. NBC Chicago reports that spokesman Rick […]

Southern Baptist Convention Complains of ‘Race Hustlers’ in Trayvon Martin Controversy

It’s been six weeks, give or take, since 17-year-old Florida teen Trayvon Martin was shot to death by George Zimmerman, and it seems everyone has an opinion about the racial politics surrounding the situation– and the most recent and controversial weigh-in comes from the Southern Baptist Convention’s Richard Land. If the tragic death of Trayvon […]

Nancy Pelosi Slams Campaign Spending While Stumping For Jesse Jackson

It was a busy day for Former Speaker of the House Representative Nancy Pelosi. She was in Chicago today campaigning for Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. in his race against former U.S. Rep. Debbie Halvorson. During her speech on the stump for Jackson she slammed the unlimited spending being done by the Super PAC’s and supported […]

Joe Frazier Funeral: Boxing Greats Pay Respect

Joe Frazier’s funeral took place on Monday at a sun-drenched Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church in Philadelphia. The heavyweight boxing legend was laid to rest with his championship belt and a pair of gloves atop his casket, in a ceremony attended by a who’s-who of boxing’s most famous figures. Former champs Muhammad Ali and Larry Holmes […]