Tag Archives: jesse jackson

  • 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 […]

  • Fox News Shifts Blame for Baltimore Drama on Al Sharpton

    Apr 29, 15 by Qwest7 4 Comments


    *Whenever there is racial unrest, leave it to Fox News to put the blame on it all on the Rev. Al Sharpton, whether he’s directly doing something about the situation or not. The Daily Beast reports that Sharpton’s name came up for the blaming Monday (April 27) during the channel’s coverage of the unrest happening […]

  • 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 […]