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...

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...

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...

Rants & Raves

...bar and do your job! WHAT WAS MISSING in the Baltimore debacle was the presence of race-baiters Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson. Someone had the presence of mind to make sure that they did not turn up there. It's time that those "gentlemen...

Riot, looting prompt state of emergency, curfew in Baltimore

...back in the '50s, back in the Martin Luther King days. When is our day to be free going to come?"With the Rev. Jesse Jackson sitting behind him, the Rev. Jamal Bryant gave a rousing and spirited eulogy for Freddie Gray, a message that received...

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...

Address these burdens

Where are the Revs. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson now that Whitney Houston's daughter appears to have succumbed to the same drug habit that killed her mother?Why are these two...

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.

'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks remembered for optimism, character

...predicted each spring that his team would win the pennant ? as well as his humility and care for others.The Rev. Jesse Jackson said Banks "disarmed adversaries with optimism" and "branded goodwill." Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Banks was a...

What is our nation coming to? America needs strong leader again

...theirs, while the White House press secretary will not give a straight answer to these same reporters.The Rev. Jesse Jackson is thinking of suing the Little League for not allowing a black baseball team to cheat and keep their world title...