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Rev. Jesse Jackson

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The Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., worked with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and served as national director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's Operation Breadbasket, the economic wing of the SCLC. He ran for president of the United States in 1984 and 1988, and is the founder of The Rainbow/PUSH Coalition's Wall Street Project and LaSalle Project. Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr., represents the second district of Illinois. Prior to entering Congress, he served as the national field director of the National Rainbow Coalition. He has an M.A. in theology from the Chicago Theology Seminary and a J.D. from the... Read More

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Legal Lynching
The Death Penalty and America's Future
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson and Bruce Shapiro

Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: January 7, 2003
Price: $12.00

The death penalty is one of the most hotly contested issues in America today. Evidence continues to mount that many innocent people have been executed or are currently living on death row, and that minority groups and the poor suffer from a shoddy public defense system and discriminatory application of capital... Read more >

Death of Innocence
The Story of the Hate Crime that Changed America
Written by Mamie Till-Mobley and Christopher Benson
Foreword by Rev. Jesse Jackson

Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 7, 2011
Price: $11.99

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