Jesse Jackson and black rights
Jesse Jackson started thinking about the human rights and specifically civil rights when he was very young. Jesse Jackson had not even completed his graduation by then. But his heart called for a protest against the injustice that was all the black peoples in United States of America. Reverend Jesse Jackson also visited Selma, Alabama for this purpose. It was around the year 1965. Jesse Jackson also joined the march with Martin Luther King Jr. and soon he joined his great noble cause.
Jesse Jackson became an activist worker in King’s Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). Reverend Jesse Jackson was the man behind the establishment of Operation Breadbasket in Chicago. This organization was the financial support team of SCLC. HE was selected as the director of this organization in 1967 and Jesse Jackson holds this post till 1971. Reverend Jesse Jackson was travelling with Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis when this great leader was assassinated on April 4, 1968. But this event causes a very long controversy because at the exact moment when Martin Luther King Jr. was shot dead, Jesse Jackson was not with him. His locational confusion created a long running conspiracy theory.
After then reverend Jesse Jackson was suspended from the organization Martin Luther King founded, i.e. SCLC. Then after some years he started a new venture named as PUSH which is an abbreviation for People United to Save Humanity. This PUSH was a Chicago based organization. Jesse Jackson helped many people though this organization. Jesse Jackson had taken many initiatives to educate and upgrade the wellbeing of the Afro American Black people. His organization also offered many self-help ventures.
Then after a decade Jesse Jackson started a new organization named National Rainbow Coalition. This organization demanded equal rights for many down trodden community of people. Main venture of this organization was to freeing the Black peoples of Unite States of America from the life of hatred and give them a better life. This was around the year 1981. Reverend Jesse Jackson always follows the path Martin Luther King Junior showed him. In his entire life his dream was always the American Dream Martin Luther King dreamt. In his each and every venture Jesse Jackson always tried to create a better country, a better society and more of all a better world. Jesse Jackson was never deviated from his goal during the long journey of his life. Jesse Jackson truly moved by the behavior of the white people in United States of America and started working through his life to make the situation better. Ultimately in the year 1996 he merged two of his founded organization to make a single powerful organization coalition. Still now Jesse Jackson is working tirelessly for his cause, though in present world the black peoples are no more hated. The President of United Sates of America is himself an Afro American Black people. Jesse Jackson was the one who was always working to materialize the American dream, Martin Luther King Jr. dreamt.
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