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Jesse Jackson

Jesse JacksonAKA Jesse Louis Burns

Born: 8-Oct-1941
Birthplace: Greenville, SC

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist, Religion
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Rainbow Coalition

Ran for President in 1984 and 1988.

Father: Noah Robinson (biological)
Father: Charles Henry Jackson (adopted 1957)
Mother: Helen Burns (b. 1923, d. 7-Sep-2015)
Wife: Jacqueline Lavinia Brown (m. 31-Dec-1962)
Daughter: Sanitita Jackson
Son: Jesse Jackson, Jr.
Son: Jonathan Luther Jackson
Son: Yusef DuBois Jackson, Esq.
Daughter: Jacqueline Lavinia Jackson, Jr.
Mistress: Karin Stanford
Daughter: Ashley (b. May-1999)

    High School: Sterling High School, Greenville, SC (1959)
    University: University of Illinois
    University: BA, North Carolina A&T State University (1964)
    Theological: Chicago Theological Seminary

    Rainbow Coalition
    Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1965
    Campaign for America's Future
    Citizens for a Moratorium on Federal Executions
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
    The Yucaipa Companies Advisor
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 9-Aug-2000
    Spingarn Medal 1989
    Honorary Harlem Globetrotter 2001
    Disturbing the Peace Greensboro, NC 6-Jun-1963
    Inciting a Riot Greensboro, NC 6-Jun-1963
    Harassment Sued, 2011
    Funeral: Martin Luther King (1968)
    Trespassing Eisenhower High School, Decatur, IL 16-Nov-1999
    Trespassing Mabel Bassett Correctional Center, Oklahoma City, OK 10-Jan-2001
    Trespassing Yale University 1-Sep-2003
    Funeral: Ted Kennedy (2009)
    Funeral: Nelson Mandela (2013)
    Funeral: Muhammad Ali (2016)
    Secret Service Codename Pontiac, Thunder

    Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (12-Sep-2009) · Himself
    Manufacturing Dissent (11-Feb-2007)
    Tanner on Tanner (5-Oct-2004) · Himself
    Last Party 2000 (2-Nov-2001) · Himself
    4 Little Girls (9-Jul-1997) · Himself
    Baseball (18-Sep-1994) · Himself
    American Dream (6-Oct-1990) · Himself
    Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones (3-Oct-1990) · Himself
    Tanner '88 (15-Feb-1988) · Himself
    Wattstax (4-Feb-1973) · Himself

Rotten Library Page:
Jesse Jackson

Is the subject of books:
Jesse: The Life and Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson, 1997, BY: Marshall Frady

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