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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Celebrated Little League team stripped of championship title

...radio.She wondered if the fact that the players were black had any role in the ruling, something that the Rev. Jesse Jackson and others questioned as well."Is this about boundaries or race?" Jackson asked.Jackson did not discuss whether...

Rosa Wilson

...C., and Sally (Andre) Brown, Kuwait; one sister, Bertha (Sam) Singleton, Augusta, Ga.; one brother, Jesse Jackson, Augusta, Ga. The family will receive friends this evening from 5 until 7 PM at C.A. Reid Sr. Memorial Funeral...

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...

'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...

Rants & Raves

...in Ferguson, Mo. The lawless leaders of the community of color did. The tax-evading Al Sharpton, the adulterer Jesse Jackson, the selective law enforcer Eric Holder and the law-ignorer President Obama created the unrest. Sadly, the people...