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Jesse Jackson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. (born October 8, 1941) is an American civil rights activist and Baptist minister. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as shadow senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997. He was the founder of both entities that merged to form Rainbow/PUSH. Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr. is his eldest son. In an AP-AOL "Black Voices" poll in February 2006, Jackson was voted "the most important black leader". Description above from the Wikipedia article Jesse Jackson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Oct 8, 1941 In Greenville, South Carolina
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First Appeared:
In the movie Save the Children 1973-05-13
Latest Project:
Movie '85: The Greatest Team in Pro Football History 2016-10-01
Known For
Movie '85: The Greatest Team in Pro Football History Himself 2016-10-01
Movie We Are Many Himself 2014-06-08
Movie Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Himself 2013-04-23
Movie A Man's Story Himself 2011-10-08
Movie Michael Jackson Memorial Himself 2009-07-07
Movie Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel Himself 2009-01-01
Movie The Nine Lives of Marion Barry Himself 2009-08-10
Movie Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound Himself 2009-10-14
Movie BaadAsssss Cinema Himself 2002-01-01
Movie Amandla! A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony Himself (archive footage) 2002-09-21
Movie Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory 1997-01-01
Movie 4 Little Girls Himself - Founder of the Rainbow Push Coalition 1997-07-09
Series Baseball Voice 1994-09-18
Series Tanner '88 1988-02-15
Movie Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip Himself - Audience Member (uncredited) 1982-03-12
Movie Save the Children Himself 1973-05-13
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