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  • Over! Michael Eric Dyson Details End Friendship with of Cornel West (Listen)

    Apr 21, 15 by Qwest7 8 Comments

    *Although he still regards Cornel West as one of the most intelligent guys around, Michael Eric Dyson believes his mentor has let his personal feelings on President Barack Obama dominate his current mind state. In his story, “The Ghost of Cornel West,” Dyson goes in on West, writing that their 35-year friendship ended as West’s […]

  • Jesse Jackson Jr. to Be Released From Prison Today

    Mar 26, 15 by Qwest7 3 Comments

    *After serving a two and half year prison sentence, former Rep. Patrick Kennedy says former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. will be released from federal prison today (March 26). Kennedy, a mental health advocate, spoke to USA Today and confirmed that Jackson will spend the rest of his sentence in a halfway house in Washington D.C. […]

  • Jesse Jackson Threatens Legal Action Over Little League World Series Scandal

    Feb 12, 15 by Qwest7 5 Comments

    *The scandal surrounding the Jackie Robinson West little league baseball team has given way to threats of legal action from the Rev. Jesse Jackson. Yahoo! Sports reports that Jackson is calling for Little League International to return the U.S. World Series championship to the 12-year-old members of the team after the team was stripped of […]

  • Project 21’s Message to Jesse Jackson: Stop Lying About the Voting Rights Act

    Feb 11, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *Conservative watchdog organization Project 21 has a bone to pick with Jesse Jackson over comments he made recently at the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Pratt City, Alabama on February 7. Here is their response via a press release sent to EURweb by their spokesperson Judy Kent: *Washington, DC- Jesse Jackson’s false claim that a 2013 U.S. Supreme […]

  • WSP Economic Summit Day 2 Recap: Rev. Jesse Jackson|RainbowPUSH Release Expertise = Equality Study

    Jan 14, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(New York, NY) – Rev. Jesse L. Jackson’s 18thAnnual Wall Street Project Economic Summit, “Where Wall Street, Main Street & Silicon Valley Converge,” continued Wednesday in New York City by releasing research on the challenge Minority Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) investment firms face, a keynote address by Los Angeles Clippers Owner and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer […]

  • The True Story of ‘Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic’

    Jan 11, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ 2 Comments

    *Los Angeles, CA. – Revisit the culture-defining legacy of one of America’s most brilliant minds when Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic arrives on Blu-ray™ and DVD February 3 from Magnolia Home Entertainment. Directed by Primetime Emmy® Award winner Marina Zenovich* (Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired), the sharp-witted documentary features unprecedented access to archival footage and […]