Jesse Jackson

Behold Monument Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best MLK Weekend Getaways In America

Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.

01/07/2015

Alan Gross

Jesse Jackson Ends Cuba Trip Without Meeting With Alan Gross

The Rev. Jesse Jackson ended a four-day visit to Cuba on Monday without getting to visit a U.S. government development subcontractor from Maryland who is serving a 15-year sentence.

10/01/2013

Jesse Jackson

Rev. Jesse Jackson Protests Proposed Youth Jail In Baltimore

A $70 million state plan to build a juvenile detention center gets some high-profile opposition.

11/09/2012

(AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

Jesse Jackson Appeals To Cuba To Release Maryland Native

The Reverend Jesse Jackson appealed to Cuba on Tuesday to release an American contractor facing a possible 20-year sentence on charges of trying to undermine the government, saying granting him freedom on humanitarian grounds could open the door for better relations.

03/02/2011