Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson

CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER

American civil rights activist and Baptist minister who was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988. He also served as a shadow U.S. Senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997.
  • When was
    Jesse Jackson born?

    Jesse Jackson was born on Wednesday, October 8, 1941

  • Where was
    Jesse Jackson born?

    Jesse Jackson was born in Greenville, SC

  • How old is
    Jesse Jackson?

    Jesse Jackson is 79

  • How much is Jesse Jackson worth?

    Jesse Jackson is worth $10 Million


Best Quotes

  • When the doors of opportunity swing open, we must make sure that we are not too drunk or too indifferent to walk through.
  • Your children need your presence more than your presents.
  • Great things happen in small places. Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Jesse Jackson was born in Greenville.
  • America is not a blanket woven from one thread, one color, one cloth.
  • Our flag is red, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbow -- red, yellow, brown, black and white -- and we're all precious in God's sight.
  • America is not like a blanket: one piece of unbroken cloth, the same color, the same texture, the same size. America is more like a quilt: many patches, many pieces, many colors, many sizes, all woven and held together by a common thread.
  • Your children need your presence more than your presents
  • you may not be responsible for being down. but you are respinsible for getting up.
  • Never look down on anybody unless you helping him up.
  • Never look down on anybody unless you're helping them up
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