Jesse Jackson

Behold Monument Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best MLK Weekend Getaways In America

Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.

01/07/2015

Rep. John Conyers (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) FILE

Event To Highlight 50 Career Of Congressman John Conyers

The Reverend Jesse Jackson will deliver the keynote address Sunday night at a gala to honor U.S. Congressman John Conyers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2013

Jesse Jackson (Credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Jesse Jackson: Detroit EFM Sets ‘Dangerous Precedent’

The Reverend Jesse Jackson was in Detroit today — arguing against the appointment of an Emergency Financial Manager in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2013

Jesse Jackson (credit:  B. Sevald/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jesse Jackson Joins Fight Against Detroit Emergency Manager

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is calling for mass demonstrations and court action to oppose the appointment of an emergency manager over Detroit’s finances.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

Jesse Jackson (Credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Rising Tide Of Violence Leads To Call For Ban On Assault Weapons

The push is in response to the mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater during a midnight showing of the “Dark Knight Rises.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2012

(Photo: Adidas' Facebook page) These new "shackle" shoes from Adidas are bringing controversy.

‘Shackle Shoes’ Pulled From Production After Outcry

After the onslaught of negative press continued, including an outcry from Rev. Jesse Jackson, the shoe company changed its tune.

CBS Detroit–06/19/2012

A woman holds sign as part of gun violence protest. (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

Gun Protest Rallies More Gun Rights Advocates

The Southfield protest was one of many being held around the country by Rainbow Push.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2012

Detroit City Council in session (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne, File)

Detroit Council Ponders Budget Deal Draft

Mayor Dave Bing’s office has given City Council a draft of a financial agreement being negotiated between Detroit and Governor Snyder’s office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2012

(Photo: Laura Bonnell) Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson with shooting victim Michael Green II and his mother Lashaunda Green.

12-Year-Old Detroit Shooting Victim Describes Ordeal: EMS Never Came

“Everything was moving so fast and so slow at the same time,” the mother said. “He was holding his arm and blood was
coming out. I thought ‘You can’t be shot, if you were shot you wouldn’t still be standing here.'”

CBS Sports Radio 1270–03/29/2012

(Photo: Laura Bonnell)

Jesse Jackson: State Owes Detroit Millions

“I’m saying pay the city what you owe it,” Jesse Jackson told Charlie Langton. “Can you dismiss your biggest city?” He added if the state wants to help Detroit, they should bring cash.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–03/28/2012

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