Jesse Jackson

Type: Person
Name: Jesse Jackson
Title: Pastor, Politician
Date of Birth: 08/10/1941
Place of Birth: Greenville, South Carolina
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Jesse Jackson
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Michigan’s classroom hostages

August means recess for Congress, the final weeks of vacation for students (the crickets begin to take on a particularly mournful sound at dusk), and this year, teachers in Michigan have a shot at freedom — if they hurry. The teachers union has been holding ... [Published Washington Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Emanuel defends plan to offer refuge to 1,000 immigrant children

Citing his immigrant grandfather’s frightening flight from the pogroms of Eastern Europe, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday defended his decision to open the city’s arms to 1,000 unaccompanied immigrant children fleeing violence in Central America.Some ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Jackson Asks for Broadcom’s Data on Race, Gender of Employees

Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. is among the latest large technology companies to be pressured to provide employment data on race and gender as concerns rise over diversity in the influential sector.Jesse Jackson, founder of Chicago-based civil ... [Published Orange County Business Journal - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Jesse Jackson: Tech Diversity Is Next Civil Rights Step

theodp writes: U.S. civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson called on the Obama administration Monday to scrutinize the tech industry's lack of diversity. "There's no talent shortage. There's an opportunity shortage," Jackson said, calling Silicon Valley ... [Published Slashdot - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Black Leaders: a poster exhibit at the Georgetown Peabody Library

They made a difference WHAT Black Leaders: A poster exhibit WHEN Aug. 2 through Sept. 29 WHERE Georgetown Peabody Library, 2 Maple St., Georgetown COST Free INFO 978-352-5728; lewisposters@gmail.com This exhibit is a tribute to black leaders who rose ... [Published Wicked Local Newburyport - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Take the Super Quiz

Take this Super Quiz to a Ph.D. Score 1 point for each correct answer on the Freshman Level, 2 points on the Graduate Level and 3 points on the Ph.D. Level.PEOPLE NAMED JESSE (REAL AND FICTIONAL)(e.g., TV character played by Denver Pyle. Answer: Jesse ... [Published Times Union - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Bad weather and high winds for Culburra fishos

BAD weather kept all but seven Culburra Fishing Club anglers from fishing this month with no beach, rock and estuary fished. BAD weather kept all but seven Culburra Fishing Club anglers from fishing this month with no beach, rock and estuary fished. All ... [Published Crookwell Gazette - Jul 30 2014]
Entities: Estuary, Morwong, Wrasse
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tech Diversity Is Next Civil Rights Step, Jackson Says

Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson called on the Obama administration Monday to scrutinize the tech industry's lack of diversity. "The government has a role to play" in ensuring that women and minorities are fairly represented, Jackson told a USA TODAY ... [Published Street Sweeper - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

West Side alderman rips Emanuel for missing Shamiya Adams’ funeral

A West Side alderman criticized Mayor Rahm Emanuel Monday for failing to attend Saturday’s funeral for 11-year-old Shamiya Adams, the latest innocent victim of Chicago’s never-ending gang violence.“He should have been there. The message needs to be sent ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Californians for Population Stabilization Launches Ad Campaign

Californians for Population Stabilization has debuted radio commercials in Los Angeles asking why there's so little coverage of the plight of poor American kids in cities like Los Angeles and so much coverage of kids from Central America crossing our ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Jesse Jackson Says Government ‘Has A Role To Play’ In Increasing Diversity In Tech

Progressive activist Jesse Jackson says he thinks the Obama administration should intervene to help increase diversity in the tech industry, and that Americans should be given first priority in tech jobs over foreign workers. “The government has a role ... [Published The Daily Caller - Breaking News, Opinion, Rese ... - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 9 reports

Twitter employees mainly male and white

Twitter disclosed the gender and ethnicity breakdown of its employees yesterday, less than a week after US civil rights leader Reverend Jesse Jackson called on the company to release its employee diversity information.The data is more or less in line ... [Published CIO - Jul 24 2014]

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Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson called on the Obama administration Monday to scrutinize the tech industry's lack of diversity. "the government has a role to play" in ensuring that women and minorities are fairly represented, Jackson told a USA TODAY editorial board meeting
Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson said, "if we can find $4 billion for those children - and we should - we can find $2 billion for chicago. there are more children involved, and more have been killed, and more have been shot."
"this is the next step in the civil rights movement" Jackson said, noting minorities represent a sizable share of consumers but not workers. He said it's bad business not to include them...

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EDITORIAL: Michigan’s classroom hostages [Published Washington Times - 3 hours ago]
Jackson Asks for Broadcom’s Data on Race, Gende... [Published Orange County Business Journal - 6 hours ago]
Emanuel defends plan to offer refuge to 1,000 i... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - 7 hours ago]
Trio to enter Seawolf Hall of Fame in 2014 [Published Alaska Business Monthly - 9 hours ago]
Jesse Jackson: Tech Diversity Is Next Civil Rig... [Published Slashdot - 10 hours ago]
Rev. Jesse Jackson: Silicon Valley needs more d... [Published FOX Business - Video - 11 hours ago]
Guest column: Remembering when James Garner lea... [Published Oregon News-Review - 11 hours ago]
Black Leaders: a poster exhibit at the Georgeto... [Published Wicked Local Newburyport - 12 hours ago]
It should have “big jerk” — a note from the DNC... [Published FOXNews.com - 12 hours ago]
What if Hamas chartered a liner, put 1,000+ Pal... [Published Redstate - 20 hours ago]
Southern Poverty Law Center outlived usefulness [Published Examiner.com - 21 hours ago]
Take the Super Quiz [Published Times Union - Jul 30 2014]
Forget the Shakedown and Look to Rosie and Flor... [Published Town Hall - Jul 30 2014]
Bad weather and high winds for Culburra fishos [Published Crookwell Gazette - Jul 30 2014]
Primus Mootry: The African-American community t... [Published Herald Bulletin - Jul 30 2014]
Tech Diversity Is Next Civil Rights Step, Jacks... [Published Street Sweeper - Jul 29 2014]
Californians for Population Stabilization Launc... [Published Individual.com - Jul 29 2014]
100 OBJECTS/DAY 44: Trinity UMC active in strug... [Published Orangeburg Times and Democrat - Jul 29 2014]
West Side alderman rips Emanuel for missing Sha... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Jul 29 2014]
Jesse Jackson Says Government ‘Has A Role To Pl... [Published The Daily Caller - Breaking News, Opinion, Rese ... - Jul 29 2014]
Afternoon Lede Check – 7.28.14 [Published Media Bistro - Jul 28 2014]
Jesse Jackson’s take on diversity in Silicon Va... [Published KARE 11 - Jul 28 2014]
Mayor Emanuel Makes Preparations to Welcome Una... [Published City of Chicago - Jul 28 2014]
Presidential Politics and Predictions: Be Ready... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 28 2014]
Jesse Jackson seeks EEOC scrutiny of tech industry [Published News Leader - Jul 28 2014]
2043 can’t come quickly enough [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Jul 28 2014]
What a black conservative thinks about racial d... [Published Right Wing News - Jul 28 2014]
Why ‘Moral Mondays’ MatterRoland S. Martin [Published Daily Beast - Jul 28 2014]
After 1 Year on Job, City Manager Draws Praise [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Jul 28 2014]
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Rev. Jesse Jackson: Silicon Valley needs more d... [Published FOX Business - Video - 11 hours ago]
Reverend Jesse Jackson discusses the need for a greater focus on the diversity gap in the technology industry. ...
Jesse Jackson Says Government ‘Has A Role To Pl... [Published The Daily Caller - Breaking News, Opinion, Rese ... - Jul 29 2014]
Progressive activist Jesse Jackson says he thinks the Obama administration should intervene to help increase diversity in the tech industry, and that Americans should be given first priority in tech jobs over foreign workers. “The government has a role ...
A Staples Diet for Postal Workers [Published Working In These Times - Jul 24 2014]
More than 1,000 postal workers and allies gathered in downtown Chicago on Tuesday to promote a boycott against Staples as part of the American Postal Workers Union ’s “ Stop Staples ” campaign. Late last year, the office supply giant set up “mini ...
Twitter employees mainly male and white, says i... [Published PC World: Techlog - Jul 24 2014]
Twitter disclosed the gender and ethnicity breakdown of its employees on Wednesday, less than a week after U.S. civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson called on the company to release its employee diversity information. The data is more or less in line ...
90% of Twitter’s Tech Employees are Male [Published TIME.com - Jul 23 2014]
A lack of employee diversity is a trending topic in Silicon Valley, and the data on Twitter’s racial and gender diversity, released Wednesday, further confirms what’s already become clear: male, white and Asian workers occupy the vast majority of tech ...
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