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Vice President Kamala Harris was in attendance: Rev. Frederick Haynes III Takes Over Rainbow PUSH Coalition Leadership from Rev. Jesse Jackson | WATCH

Rev. Frederick Douglass Haynes III - via Friendsphipwest (dot) org

*(CNN) — The Rev. Frederick Douglass Haynes III became the president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition on Sunday (07-16-23), taking the helm from outgoing civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson. The official transfer of leadership took place with Vice President Kamala Harris in attendance during an event at the organization’s 57th annual conference. Haynes, […]

Are AKAs Too Insecure? – The Journal of Steffanie Rivers | VIDEO

*The leader of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority plans to sue producers of a TV show, because showrunners didn’t get permission from the AKAs to use their brand in the production.  Executive Director Cynthia Howell said ‘Insecure’ producer and actress Issa Rae assigned a character on the show to be a member of their sorority without […]

Rev. Jesse Jackson Hospitalized After falling Down at Howard University

*Unfortunately Jesse Jackson Sr. is back in the hospital, but this time it’s not COVID related. He was hospitalized on Monday after he fell and hit his head while meeting with student protesters at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Jackson was at a town meeting with Howard President Wayne A.I. Frederick and the students protesting […]

Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Wife Jacqueline Released from Hospital After COVID Treatment

*Last month civil rights icon Rev. #JesseJackson and his wife #JacquelineJackson were hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19. On Friday, their family provided an update on their condition through a statement. Jacqueline Jackson was released from Northwestern Memorial Hospital and sent home after battling the virus. However, Jesse Jackson is still at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab where he is […]

A Vaccinated Jesse Jackson and Wife Jacqueline Hospitalized with COVID-19 | VIDEO

*Unfortunately, we have some news about The Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife and it’s not good. The bottom line is that Jesse and Jacqueline Jackson have been hospitalized in Chicago after testing positive for COVID-19, according to a statement, the NY Post reported on Saturday. The world renown political/civil rights activist and minister, 79, […]

Jesse L. Jackson Takes Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine at Chicago’s Roseland Hospital / WATCH

*On Friday (01-08-21), Civil Rights Icon and President of The Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. was administered a dose of Pfizer’s BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Roseland Community Hospital in Chicago, IL. Rev. Jackson was accompanied by Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, an immunologist at the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institute of Health (NIH) […]

When Time Magazine Came for Donna Summer and her ‘Sex Rock’ [EUR Video Throwback]

Donna Summer - Trailer for Her Upcoming Documentary

*Time magazine published an article titled “Sex Rock” in its December 29, 1975 issue. It was in reference to Donna Summer‘s second single and first hit record; the pulsating, orgasmic, Giorgio Moroder/Pete Bellotte-produced disco anthem, “Love to Love You Baby.” Time wrote: “Donna’s message is best conveyed in grunts and groans and languishing moans. Her […]

Kamala Harris Announces Biden Endorsement – Jesse Jackson Backing Sanders – VIDEO

*Ever since South Carolina’s Democratic presidential primary, good things have been happening for former Vice President Joe Biden‘s presidential campaign. Today, another one happened. Sen. Kamala Harris endorsed Biden for president in a video released on her Twitter account Sunday. Harris, a former Democratic presidential candidate addressed her supporters by telling them  that Biden “has […]

Jesse Jackson on M.L.K.: One Bullet Couldn’t Kill the Movement

  *Rev. Jesse Jackson was part of the inner circle of Martin Luther King in 1968 and he even witnessed the assassination itself. So, it should go without saying that him weighing in on the scenario was quite shocking and so was his account about the turbulent aftermath. One of the People with King That […]