Jesse Jackson

File photo of Jesse Jackson Jr. (credit: Getty Images)

Feds To Auction Off Jackson Jr.’s Memorabilia

Mink capes, Bruce Lee autographs and assorted Michael Jackson memorabilia belonging to Jesse Jackson Jr. will be sold to the highest bidder to help ensure the former congressman pays his debt to society in full.

09/17/2013

Hundreds attended a Sunday morning brunch with Vice President Joe Biden, and thousands gathered Sunday afternoon to march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma's annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee. The event commemorates the "Bloody Sunday" beating of voting rights marchers by state troopers as they began a march to Montgomery in March 1965. (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden Leads Selma Civil Rights March, Tells Crowd They ‘Broke The Back Of The Forces Of Evil’

The vice president and black leaders commemorating a famous civil rights march on Sunday said efforts to diminish the impact of African-Americans’ votes haven’t stopped in the years since the 1965 Voting Rights Act added millions to Southern voter rolls.

03/03/2013

Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., speaks as Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Va., listens during a news conference to announce the formation of the "Fix Congress Now Caucus" on May 16, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Rep. Walsh: Democratic Party Makes Blacks ‘Dependent Upon Government’

U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh told a crowd at a recent town hall meeting that the Democratic Party’s “game” is to make Latinos dependent on government just like “they got African-Americans dependent upon government.”

06/01/2012

Rev. Al Sharpton, Jessie Jackson, and Benjamin Crump, attorney for the Trayvon Martin family, join together in a protest march just prior to a town hall meeting in Sanford, Florida. (Photo by Roberto Gonzalez/Getty Images)

Is Trayvon Martin’s Name Being Exploited By Civil Rights Leaders?

Some have asserted that black leaders have gone too far in using Trayvon Martin’s murder as a rallying point. Others, however, see a nation united in outrage – and maybe even fear – that is crying out, loud and clear, for change.

04/18/2012

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