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

    Saturday Jan 23 | 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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  2. Black History Month begins, step shows and big-name comedians | Top 10 events this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | 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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  3. 'The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s': Wide-angle view, not too deepRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | 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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  4. Trump the Cultural Figureby Jim GeraghtyDo you remember 2008 and the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | 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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  5. The Oscars Diversity Debate Used to Be a JokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. How Being an Obama Hater Warps Your MindRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Switched

    Remember when the Obama administration commanded the military to impose martial law on Texas ? Remember when Barack Obama appointed only African Americans to his cabinet, including Louis Farrakhan, Al Sharpton, and Jesse Jackson ? If you have ever believed any of these conspiracy theories, you probably are what I would call an "Obama Hater." Obama Haters are the Americans with the most intense hatred of Barack Obama.

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  13. At 20th Anniversary Rally, Farrakhan, Wright, Go After Jews, Israel, in New WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | The Jewish Press

    ... in them." Farrakhan has waded through the Hitler swamp many times before, most notably during the Rev Jesse Jackson run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984-that's when Farrakhan came up with that immortal quote: "Now I'm not proud of ...

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  14. Living for Change: If Not Now, When?Read the original story

    Oct 5, 2015 | Common Dreams

    ... visit the Boggs Center for more information about her extraordinary life and work.] I won't be marching with Jesse Jackson in the March called by the UAW and the NAACP to commemorate the August 28, 1963 March on Washington. As early as 1963, Malcolm ...

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  15. Hillary Clinton's SNL Cameo Was Toothless Satire-Like Most Politicians' SNL CameosRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... 1996, it's hard not to notice that he had trouble keeping a straight face. There are occasional exceptions-Jesse Jackson turned out to be genuinely funny , and Ron Nessen was, if nothing else, a pretty good straight man to Chevy Chase's Gerald Ford. ...

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  16. Patch Blogger: Thinking About President Carter and Julian BondRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... remained active in Civil Rights issues for years. About seven years after Bond's SNL appearance, the Reverend Jesse Jackson hosted the show. Jackson's turn as host was equally challenging and hilarious as much as the show Bond hosted. There's no ...

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  17. Thinking About President Carter and Julian BondRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... remained active in Civil Rights issues for years. About seven years after Bond's SNL appearance, the Reverend Jesse Jackson hosted the show. Jackson's turn as host was equally challenging and hilarious as much as the show Bond hosted. There's no ...

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  18. What happens when social deafness gives way to social adeptness?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... blacks are looking for a new leader. Long gone are the days where the black community turns to the Rev. Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton. Bryant was vocal during the Freddie Gray aftermath. And it was Bryant and his church that served as a ...

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  19. Martinique Welcomes American Civil Rights Leader Rev. Jesse JacksonRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | Business Wire

    Official visit builds upon Caribbean island's efforts in support of the United Nations Decade for People of African Descent Photo caption: Hon. Serge Letchimy, MP, President of the Martinique Regional Council , stands with Reverend Jesse Jackson during a special session of the Martinique Regional Council held July 20, 2015.

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  20. Time to raise the confederate flag and may the statues rise againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... and Heritage of our Intelligence Tomorrow, or CHIT. I propose remembrances for the following: Statutes of Jesse Jackson, Reverend Al Sharpton and Malcolm X, collectively. These statutes should be erected in the urban areas of all major cities to ...

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