Jesse Jackson

Behold Monument Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best MLK Weekend Getaways In America

Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.

01/07/2015

Jesse Jackson (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Jesse Jackson Urges Alleged Cop Killer To Surrender To Police

Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr. issued a public plea to triple homicide suspect Christopher Dorner to surrender to authorities immediately.

02/08/2013

Al Sharpton was one of the dignitaries attending a civil rights rally in Los Angeles Thursday. (credit: CBS)

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Host Civil Rights Rally In South LA

A rally featuring civil rights activists, popular entertainers and politicians was held at a Los Angeles church Thursday to mark the two-month anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2012

Jesse Jackson was instrumental in helping the Clintons patch up their marital woes once the Monica scandal broke. Apparently Jesse had some knowledge of how to handle a scorned spouse...it wasn't long after that it was revealed Mrs. Jackson got nasty when a long-standing affair between the good reverend and one of his former assistants came to light. (credit: CBS)

Jesse Jackson Backs Calif. Grocery Workers

The Rev. Jesse Jackson has joined Southern California grocery workers who are fighting proposed health care hikes in a contract struggle with major supermarket chains.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/17/2011