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  1. The Full Muhammad Ali Memorial ServiceRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Pine Tree

    ... please email us at [email protected] Ali threatened white america with his language. MLK? Malcolm X? Jesse Jackson? Obama? Now some in America want to Make America Great Again? Seems like going backwards. A vote for Trump isn't going to make ...

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  2. Muhammad Ali: What they saidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2012 | BBC News

    ... They took away his right to practice his profession. They tried to break him in body and mind." The Reverand Jesse Jackson Man, I hit him with punches that'd bring down the walls of a city. Lordy, lordy, he's a great champion. "... a belated epitaph ...

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  3. Clintona s visit historicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... railroad and coal industries, since John F. Kennedy campaigned in the Mingo and Logan Counties back in 1960. Jesse Jackson spent a night with a Logan County coal miner during one of his presidential runs back in the 1980s. But to have a front runner ...

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  4. Rashad Richey's Review: Dependency on Black National LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... With one of the largest, most veteran local news staffs in the country, WAOK [] NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 18: Rev. Jesse Jackson (L) and Rev. Al Sharpton leave Whitney Houston's funeral at New Hope Baptist Church on February 18, 2012 in Newark, New ...

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  5. #OscarsSoWhite, #ForSoLongRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... devoid of nominees of color. The whiteness of that slate of nominees even made the cover of People magazine . Jesse Jackson asked black folks in Hollywood not to attend the ceremony. Even that wasn't the first time black folks tried to protest an ...

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  6. The Black Panther Who Fell for ReaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... Cleaver endorsed the conservative Republican Ronald Reagan for re-election in 1984, it seemed as absurd as Jesse Jackson embracing Donald Trump would be today. The Cleaver-Reagan rapprochement showed how much Cleaver had changed-and how much America ...

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  7. 'The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s': Wide-angle view, not too deepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    ... (Perhaps he has forgotten that the show's breakout star was Jim Carrey.) He sneers at Marion Barry, Jesse Jackson Jr. and even Clarence Thomas for "playing the race card," without noting the 1990s evolution of the Republicans into a white people's ...

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  8. 'The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s': Wide-angle view, not too deepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    ... (Perhaps he has forgotten that the show's breakout star was Jim Carrey.) He sneers at Marion Barry, Jesse Jackson Jr. and even Clarence Thomas for "playing the race card," without noting the 1990s evolution of the Republicans into a white people's ...

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  9. 'The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s': Wide-angle view, not too deepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    ... (Perhaps he has forgotten that the show's breakout star was Jim Carrey.) He sneers at Marion Barry, Jesse Jackson Jr. and even Clarence Thomas for "playing the race card," without noting the 1990s evolution of the Republicans into a white people's ...

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  10. Black History Month begins, step shows and big-name comedians | Top 10 events this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... commemoration of its 240th anniversary. Descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings, as well as the Rev. Jesse Jackson and the family of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks will be in attendance. Members of the public can watch a free live video ...

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  11. 'The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s': Wide-angle view, not too deepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    ... (Perhaps he has forgotten that the show's breakout star was Jim Carrey.) He sneers at Marion Barry, Jesse Jackson Jr. and even Clarence Thomas for "playing the race card," without noting the 1990s evolution of the Republicans into a white people's ...

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  12. Trump the Cultural Figureby Jim GeraghtyDo you remember 2008 and the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | National Review Online

    ... plans or whatnot, but who can actually help usher in a new way of being on the planet." Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. said that "what Barack Obama has accomplished is the single most extraordinary event that has occurred in the 232 years of the ...

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  13. The Oscars Diversity Debate Used to Be a JokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Time

    ... example, at the time, Academy membership was only 3.9% black. One of the people who read that article was Rev. Jesse Jackson. The issue of media equality was not new to Jackson, but, according to CNN, it was that story that inspired him to focus a ...

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  14. Is Spike Lee overstepping with 'Chi-Raq?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | CNN

    ... @MrMIMB . The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. If all the protests, Jesse Jackson appearances and Rahm Emanuel promises haven't curtailed the systematic destruction of communities in my hometown on West and South ...

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  15. Is Spike Lee overstepping with 'Chi-Raq' as movie title?Read the original story

    Dec 5, 2015 | GantDaily.com

    If all the protests, Jesse Jackson appearances and Rahm Emanuel promises haven't curtailed the systematic destruction of communities in my hometown on West and South sides of Chicago, then can Spike Lee's "Chi-Raq" make a difference? When I learned that Spike Lee was doing "Chi-Raq" I was skeptical. I thought, "Why would one of my heroes glorify a moniker that is associated with the destruction of Chicago?" Yet he has a history of groundbreaking films that changed America and the world and my own life.

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  16. Correction: TV-SNL-Trump-Guest Spots storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | Valley Morning Star

    ... McGovern appeared in April 1984, a month after he had withdrawn from a presidential run. Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson hosted in October 1984 after a failed bid to be the '84 Democratic nominee. Rudolph Giuliani appeared in November 1997, fresh ...

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  17. Palin, Clinton, other politicians who've appeared on 'SNL'Read the original story

    Nov 6, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    ... McGovern appeared in April 1984, a month after he had withdrawn from a presidential run. Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson hosted in October 1984 after a failed bid to be the '84 Democratic nominee. Rudolph Giuliani appeared in November 1997, fresh ...

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  18. Palin, Clinton, other politicians who've appeared on 'SNL'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Cybercast News Service

    ... McGovern appeared in April 1984, a month after he had withdrawn from a presidential run. Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson hosted in October 1984 after a failed bid to be the '84 Democratic nominee. Rudolph Giuliani appeared in November 1997, fresh ...

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  19. New Henry Louis Gates Jr. documentary focuses on history of African-Americans since MLKRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Current

    ... Gates has interviewed about 20 prominent black Americans - including Oprah Winfrey, Cornell West, Nas and Jesse Jackson - for the documentaries, which will also integrate his commentaries and discussions about pivotal events and cultural trends that ...

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  20. Action Diary ! - Stopping SNL's Trump PromoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... Al Gore-Hosted in 2002 Ralph Nader- Hosted in 1977 Julian Bond- Deceased civil rights leader and statesman Jesse Jackson Norman Lear -- now he should be enlisted for this effort Ron Reagan Rob Reiner Jon Stewart Al Frankin- As a long time writer and ...

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