Jesse Jackson

Best MLK Weekend Getaways In AmericaCities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
Event To Highlight 50 Career Of Congressman John ConyersThe Reverend Jesse Jackson will deliver the keynote address Sunday night at a gala to honor U.S. Congressman John Conyers.
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.
Jesse Jackson Joins Fight Against Detroit Emergency ManagerThe Rev. Jesse Jackson is calling for mass demonstrations and court action to oppose the appointment of an emergency manager over Detroit's finances.
Rising Tide Of Violence Leads To Call For Ban On Assault WeaponsThe push is in response to the mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater during a midnight showing of the "Dark Knight Rises."
'Shackle Shoes' Pulled From Production After OutcryAfter the onslaught of negative press continued, including an outcry from Rev. Jesse Jackson, the shoe company changed its tune.
Gun Protest Rallies More Gun Rights AdvocatesThe Southfield protest was one of many being held around the country by Rainbow Push.
Detroit Council Ponders Budget Deal DraftMayor Dave Bing's office has given City Council a draft of a financial agreement being negotiated between Detroit and Governor Snyder's office.
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.'"
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.
How Will The Debt Limit Bill Impact Michigan?The debt deal in Washington will have an effect on Michigan's budget, which relies heavily on federal dollars. But how much of an impact will it have?
Coalition Calls On Businesses To Clean Up DetroitA group of community activists are gathering in front of the abandoned Michigan Central Depot to call on property owners in the city to step-up and clean up the town.