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us: Jackson, Jesse, 1941-


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    • us: Jackson, Jesse Louis, 1941-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19411008
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Greenville (S.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
        • Organization: (naf) Chicago Theological Seminary
        • Organization: (naf) S.C.L.C. Operation Breadbasket
        • Organization: (naf) Rainbow/PUSH Coalition
    • Organization

        (naf) North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
    • Organization

        (naf) Chicago Theological Seminary
    • Organization

        (naf) S.C.L.C. Operation Breadbasket
    • Organization

        (naf) Rainbow/PUSH Coalition
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Coordinating Council of Community Organizations
    • Organization

        Coordinating Council of Community Organizations
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: The picture life of Jesse Jackson, 1972.
    • found: Wikipedia, 6/14/2007 (Jesse Louis Jackson (b. 1941) is a black politician, professional civil rights activist and Baptist minister ... a prominent leader of the American Christian left. He is the father of congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.) {http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_Jackson}
    • found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 15, 2014 (Rev.)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Jackson, Jesse L., Sr.; Jesse Louis Robinson; civil rights leader; born 08 October 1941 in Greenville, South Carolina, United States; BA in Sociology, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (A&T) (1964); leader of the campus chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE); enrolled in the Chicago Theological Seminary (1965) and continued his civil rights activism, working for the Coordinating Council of Community Organizations; dropped out of the seminary to join the voting rights protests in Selma, Alabama; national director of Operation Breadbasket in 1967; ordained into the Baptist clergy (1968 ); established PUSH-EXCEL and became its president in 1995; ran for the Democratic nomination for president (1984 and 1985); established the Rainbow Coalition Inc., as a progressive, liberal adjunct to the Democratic Party)
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    • 1980-07-18: new
    • 2015-03-27: revised
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