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  • Jesse Jackson’s Daughter, 16, is an Aspiring Rapper (Listen)

    Aug 12, 15 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments

    *TMZ has gotten its hands on a song recorded by Jesse Jackson’s 16-year-old daughter Ashley, who reportedly wants to be a rap star. According to the website, Daddy is not happy about his daughter’s aspirations and thinks she needs to concentrate on graduating high school. “He’s not slamming the song, but he’s definitely not giving […]

  • Jesse Jackson’s Open Letter to the Tech Industry

    Aug 11, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *The RainbowPUSH Coalition in 2014 appealed to over 25 technology companies to demonstrate a new level of transparency and publicly release their EEO-1 reports and workforce diversity data. The response was overwhelming. Iconic Silicon Valley companies previously went to court to prevent the release of their data.   We launched PUSHTech2020 to disrupt the silence and […]

  • Jesse Jackson: Obama Failed to Provide ‘Targeted Plan’ for Black People

    Aug 10, 15 by Qwest7 18 Comments

    *Although he admits that President Barack Obama has faced an “unfair” amount of opposition from the GOP, the Rev. Jesse Jackson believes the Obama administration should have been more direct in dealing with issues affecting black people, such as unemployment. Jackson’s disappointment with Obama’s record as it pertains to empowering black people was expressed in […]

  • South Carolina Senate Votes to Remove Confederate Flag from Statehouse

    Jul 6, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *The South Carolina Senate has voted 37-3 to remove the Confederate flag from the pole on Statehouse grounds. …Now, it’s up to the House. The bill to remove the flag and the flagpole where it flies must pass a two-thirds vote in the General Assembly before it reaches Gov. Nikki Haley’s desk. The House vote […]

  • Jesse Jackson Blasts Twitter for Lack of Black and Minority Employees

    Jul 3, 15 by Qwest7 2 Comments

    *Twitter may be a popular social media outlet for black America, but according to the Rev. Jesse Jackson, the micro-blogging site’s 2,910 employees is not a true representation of those who regularly utilize it. In an interview with The Guardian, Jackson put Twitter on blast for its lack of diversity, saying the black community is […]

  • Jesse on Sharpton’s Influence: ‘He’s the Liaison to the White House’

    May 2, 15 by Qwest7 6 Comments

    *Despite being rivals at times, there is respect among the Revs. Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton. Chatting with Politco magazine’s Glenn Thrush on the MSNBC talk show host and his influence among those in the oval office, Jackson referenced Sharpton’s evolution from street preacher to civil rights icon. “I’ve known Al since he was 12 […]