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Jesse Jackson: LeBron’s ‘Slam Dunk for Justice Is Needed’

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson said on Monday he’s deeply insulted by a Fox News host’s “attack” on Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James and thanked the basketball All-Star for standing up for what he believes in.

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Jesse Jackson: Trump ‘Would Not Qualify to Get Into Jesus’ Kingdom’

Monday in Washington D.C. at the National Action Network’s “Ministers March for Justice,” civil rights activist Jesse Jackson declared that President Donald Trump “would not qualify to get into Jesus’ kingdom.” Jackson said, “Trump says you must be able to

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Jesse Jackson: Hate Groups ‘Feel Protected by the President’

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Rev. Jesse Jackson stated that hate groups feel that they are being protected by the White House. Jackson said that hate groups “feel emboldened. They feel they have protection from the White House.” He

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Jesse Jackson: Hillary Won the 2016 Election — ‘It Was Stolen’

Thursday in Chicago at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition convention, Rev. Jesse Jackson said Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton won the 2016 presidential election only to have it “stolen” by President Donald Trump. While introducing Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez, Jackson said, “To

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 27: on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July …

Jesse Jackson Strays from Prepared DNC Remarks, Flubs Tim Kaine’s Name

Civil rights activist and one time Democrat candidate for president Reverend Jesse Jackson spoke early during the third day of the Democrat National Convention, straying from his prepared remarks and accidentally calling Democrat VP nominee Tim Kaine “Tom.”

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5 Devastating Facts About Black-on-Black Crime

Chicago news headline after headline detailed the carnage that has consumed dozens of communities in that city where black men kill each other with terrifying regularity.

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Some Stores Temporarily Shut Down by Black Friday Protesters in Chicago

A third day of protests descended upon Chicago’s busy downtown Michigan Avenue shopping district, shutting down some stores as protesters barricaded doors arm-in-arm to prevent shoppers from entering or leaving stores on Chicago’s famed “Magnificent Mile.”

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Black Friday in Chicago: ‘No Justice–No Shopping!’

Roughly 3,000 demonstrators have shut down a large portion of Michigan Avenue in Chicago–the “Magnificent Mile”–in the middle of Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year, to protest the shooting of black teenager Laquon McDonald.

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Video of White Officer’s Takedown of Black Student Goes Viral

Videos of a white deputy roughly pulling a non-compliant black high school student out of her chair and then dragging her on the floor went viral Monday night, just hours after the incident occurred at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina. Over half of Spring Valley High’s students are black.

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Report: Police Monitored African-American Groups in Chicago

A report by the Chicago Sun-Times reveals that the Chicago Police Department started a special program to monitor local African-American groups after the death of Michael Brown and the ensuing riots in Ferguson, Missouri, last year.