Definitions for jesse jackson
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word jesse jackson
Jackson, Jesse Jackson, Jesse Louis Jackson(noun)
United States civil rights leader who led a national campaign against racial discrimination and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941)
Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. is an American civil rights activist and Baptist minister. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as a shadow U.S. Senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997. He is the founder of the organizations that merged to form Rainbow/PUSH. Former U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr. is his eldest son. Jackson was also the host of Both Sides with Jesse Jackson on CNN from 1992 to 2000.
Find a translation for the jesse jackson definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these jesse jackson definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"jesse jackson." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 22 Dec. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/jesse jackson>.