An African-American clergyman and political leader of the twentieth century. Jackson, a leader in the civil rights movement, has energetically encouraged self-confidence in young people, especially blacks. He ran for president in the primaries of 1984 and 1988.
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Among African Americans, the likes of Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, or Jeremiah Wright cannot do it.
But probably because we co-edited the Deadline Artists anthologies with our friend Jesse Angelo, we feel a fidelity to the form.
After his death, Jackson tried to speak up for her friend on a Facebook forum.
“He could build studios and he understood technology,” Jackson told The Daily Beast.
Nearly two weeks after the killing, Jackson went on a week-long rant.
A Yankee, whose face had been mauled in a pot-house brawl, assured General Jackson that he had received his scars in battle.
“Unwhipped”—Jackson always came off victorious in all his duels and military campaigns.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
And there shall come forth a rod out of the root of Jesse, and a flower shall rise up out of his root.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Mr. Jackson supposed that Parliament had a right to tax America, but he much doubted the expediency of the present act.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
This little animal, the smallest and most beautiful of the opossum tribe, is exceedingly numerous in the vicinity of Port Jackson.