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EXCLUSIVE: Rev. Jesse Jackson Speaks About His and Wife’s Covid Diagnosis

     In an exclusive telephone conversation from his hospital bed on Sunday, August 22, the renowned civil rights leader expressed his ongoing support for vaccinations while explaining why his wife, Jacqueline, had not received the vaccine. “I have had both my shots,” Rev. Jackson said in the telephone call from Northwestern Memorial Hospital. “My wife did not receive the vaccine because she has pre-existing conditions that were of concern.” Jackson maintained the importance of vaccination, noting that there are more stringent variants of the coronavirus. […]


Days before the election, Clinton talks about criminal justice, jobs and education with the Black press

Hillary Clinton said that even though she is running to benefit all Americans, the first woman expected to be elected president of the United States on Nov. 8th does have a special focus on working with the African American community and its leaders — both local and national — to improve employment, business, education, and other important quality of life issues. […]