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Stories with person: Jesse Jackson
  • MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 7:33 pm
  • NEW YORK - Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.

  • Ogletree to speak at Detroit NAACP fundraiser 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 12:45 pm
  • DETROIT - Leaders with the Detroit branch of the NAACP have announced author and Harvard University law professor Charles Ogletree Jr. will serve as keynote speaker for the civil rights organization's annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner.

  • Pensions pose latest challenge for Chicago mayor 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 8:20 pm
  • CHICAGO - Rahm Emanuel has been a force in politics - the mastermind behind a Democratic takeover of Congress, dealmaker in two White Houses and now the hard-charging mayor intent on fixing what ails the nation's third-largest city, no matter whom he ticks off in the process.

  • Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. moved to Ala. prison 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 10:14 am
  • MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been moved from the federal prison in North Carolina to a minimum security prison camp in Montgomery.