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Swanee Quintet's Percy Griffin dies at 73

...at Madison Square Garden and Carnegie Hall in New York, went on tour with James Brown and were hailed by the Rev. Jesse Jackson and entertainer Bill Cosby.Although he is remembered most for his voice, friends said Griffin just had a way with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-25/swanee-quintets-percy-griffi
Rants & Raves

...interstate system needs to correct this congestion. CONSERVATIVES HAVE A tendency to mention people such as Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson when they wish to compromise a salient racial point. As long as Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity are espousing for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-29/rants-raves
Rants & Raves

...valuable time and adding unnecessary expenses. THE EDITORS and some contributors like to refer to Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, in order to leverage some racial matter that is hard for them to accept. Al and Jesse are high-profiled individuals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-18/rants-raves
Rants & Raves

...oppose the "Stars and Bars" because they say it is racist and divisive. I believe they should oppose Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson for the same reasons. OBAMA SAYS fighting ISIS will not be quick, his old excuse for utter failure. THE POPE CONFUSES...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-31/rants-raves
Hillary Rodham Clinton is taking bold approach with new strategy

...Carolina, the former president, who remains very popular among black voters, dismissed the victory as akin to Rev. Jesse Jackson's victory in 1988. A black South Carolina native, Jackson won the state's caucus that year, but didn't sustain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-24/hillary-rodham-clinton-taking-bold-
Funerals continue for victims of Charleston church slaying

...he said.South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley attended the services along with U.S. Sen. Tim Scott and the Rev. Jesse Jackson.Speaking at the combined service for Sanders, 26, and Jackson, 87, Haley said the shooting happened on her watch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-27/funerals-continue-victims-charlesto
Charleston church shooting creates overall debate on Confederate symbols in South

...will deliver the eulogy.Gov. Nikki Haley eulogized Coleman-Singleton, commending her desire to help others.Jesse Jackson and the Rev. Al Sharpton attended and referred to Dylann Storm Roof, the 21-year-old white man facing nine murder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-25/charleston-church-shooting-creates-
Jesse Jackson brings protest to Ga.

ATLANTA - The Rev. Jesse Jackson is coming to Georgia to protest the state's self-defense statute known as the stand-your-ground law.Jackson's office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-01/jesse-jackson-brings-protest-
Leaders ignore issues

...slavery ever did. And slavery was very wrong. But I haven't heard a peep out of the NAACP; the Revs. Al Sharpton or Jesse Jackson; U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder; or, last but not least, President Obama.Woodrow ShortAiken, S.C.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-04/leaders-ignore-issues
Race too often a wedge

...racists. Even if race doesn't really play a part, there are those who will turn issues into a race issue ? such as Jesse Jackson, President Obama, Al Sharpton and Eric Holder (JOSH). Instead of helping with racism, these four have set racial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-30/race-too-often-wedge