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2020 Virtual HBCU Rally & Tour

2020-08-25T19:57:23+00:00August 25th, 2020|Upcoming Events|

Register Today     Register today for the Virtual Rally on Wednesday, August 26 @ 7:30pm CST Then come back for the virtual tour held August 29 - Sept 5.    

Democrats must ace the agenda test

2020-08-25T03:02:20+00:00August 25th, 2020|Commentary|

In last week’s Democratic National Convention, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris passed the character test. Now as Trump rolls out his virtual convention, they must ace the agenda test. They need to argue the case for the bold agenda that [...]


2020-08-23T00:58:37+00:00August 21st, 2020|Statement|

POSTMASTER GENERAL REFUSES TO UNDO WHAT HE’S DONE Contradicts President Donald Trump On The P.O. Statement By Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. Friday, August 21, 2020   Today Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs [...]

Americans pay price as Trump fails to lead

2020-08-19T15:44:19+00:00August 10th, 2020|Commentary|

Donald Trump’s ignorance and incompetence have cost American lives in the pandemic. Now his failure of leadership will add to the misery of millions of Americans force onto unemployment, the hunger of children at risk, the homelessness of families facing [...]

Voting is the centerpiece of our democracy

2020-08-19T15:45:46+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Commentary|

August 6 is the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. If the constitutional amendments passed after the Civil War — the 13, 14 and 15th Amendments — were the “second founding” of democracy in America, the Voting Rights Act, [...]

We don’t need Trump’s thugs in Chicago

2020-08-19T15:56:09+00:00July 27th, 2020|Commentary|

“Hitler had his Brown shirts and Mussolini had his Black shirts, now Donald Trump has his camouflage shirts.” Thus began a statement signed by 15 distinguished interdenominational religious leaders in Chicago that I joined, including ministers, priests, and rabbis. Comparisons [...]

John Lewis, a founding father of American democracy

2020-08-19T15:49:21+00:00July 20th, 2020|Commentary|

When John Lewis left us, editorials and columns paid tribute to his leadership, his courage, his moral example. The praise was well deserved. A broader context helps understand his true contribution. John Lewis was born one of 10 children of [...]