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Jackson, Jesse, 1941-

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Personal name headingJackson, Jesse, 1941-
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Variant(s)Jackson, Jesse Louis, 1941-
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1941-10-08
Place of birthGreenville (S.C.)
Field of activityCivil rights Religion Political science
AffiliationNorth Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Chicago Theological Seminary S.C.L.C. Operation Breadbasket Rainbow/PUSH Coalition
Coordinating Council of Community Organizations
Profession or occupationCivil rights workers Clergy Politicians Authors
Found inThe picture life of Jesse Jackson, 1972.
Wikipedia, 6/14/2007 (Jesse Louis Jackson (b. 1941) is a black politician, professional civil rights activist and Baptist minister ... a prominent leader of the American Christian left. He is the father of congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.)
Information from 678 converted Dec. 15, 2014 (Rev.)
African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Jackson, Jesse L., Sr.; Jesse Louis Robinson; civil rights leader; born 08 October 1941 in Greenville, South Carolina, United States; BA in Sociology, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (A&T) (1964); leader of the campus chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE); enrolled in the Chicago Theological Seminary (1965) and continued his civil rights activism, working for the Coordinating Council of Community Organizations; dropped out of the seminary to join the voting rights protests in Selma, Alabama; national director of Operation Breadbasket in 1967; ordained into the Baptist clergy (1968 ); established PUSH-EXCEL and became its president in 1995; ran for the Democratic nomination for president (1984 and 1985); established the Rainbow Coalition Inc., as a progressive, liberal adjunct to the Democratic Party)
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