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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
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory
Latest Project:
Movie '85: The Greatest Team in Pro Football History 2016-10-01
Known For
Poster of Real Time with Bill Maher
Poster of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Poster of Saturday Night Live
Poster of Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory
Movie Mahalia Jackson: The Power and the Glory 2019
Movie King: Man of Peace in a Time of War Himself 2019
Movie '85: The Greatest Team in Pro Football History Himself 2016-10-01
Movie Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic Himself 2015-02-03
Movie We Are Many Himself 2014-06-08
Movie A Man's Story Himself 2011-10-08
Movie Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel Himself 2009-01-01
Movie The Nine Lives of Marion Barry Himself 2009-08-10
Series Joy Behar: Say Anything! Unknown 2009-09-29
Movie Michael Jackson Memorial Himself 2009-07-07
Movie Ballou Himself 2008-09-11
Series The Situation Room Unknown 2005-08-08
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Movie Amandla! A Revolution in Four-Part Harmony Himself (archive footage) 2002-09-21
Movie BaadAsssss Cinema Himself 2002-01-01
Movie 4 Little Girls Himself - Founder of the Rainbow Push Coalition 1997-07-09
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie American Dream Himself 1990-09-28
Series Tanner '88 1988-02-15
Movie Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip Himself - Audience Member (uncredited) 1982-03-12
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Save the Children Himself 1973-05-13