Today in Black History: October 8, 1941 “The Birth of Jesse Jackson”

Jesse Jackson was born on, October 8, 1941, in Greenville, South Carolina. Jackson is most known for being a minister and a civil rights activist. He also ran for President of the United States of America in 1984 and 1988. Mr. Jackson also served as a shadow U.S Senator from 1991 to 1997. He also is the President and founder of Rainbow Push Coalition.

To learn more about Rev. Jesse Jackson, click here.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s