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Great things happen in small places. Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Jesse Jackson was born in Greenville.
You know, people'd always ask 'Why is Jesse Jackson running for the White House?' They never seen the house I'm running from.
I was proud to march beside some of the most notable Civil Rights activists, such as the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rev. Jesse Jackson, and Joseph L. Rauh, Jr., from Selma to Montgomery.
Charles B. Rangel
I never aspired to the local political fiefdom thing that a lot of people ascribed me to. I saw myself as a guy who learned from Jesse Jackson how to do national civil rights. I wasn't really interested in who was going to be the next district leader in Brooklyn. My ambitions were always a lot bigger than what my critics thought my ability was.
Jesse Jackson is a leader and a teacher who can open our hearts and open our minds and stir our very souls.
If Barack Obama now, or some black person in the future, should become president, neither Jesse Jackson nor Al Sharpton would be out of a job. A black president can't end black misery; a black president can't be a civil rights leader or primarily a crusader for racial justice.
Michael Eric Dyson
I'm in show business... I want to hang out with Janet Jackson, not Jesse Jackson.
I have very mixed feelings about Jesse Jackson. He's very good about labor, and human and civil rights issues, but not so good on cultural issues.
I injured myself politically when I took on Jesse Jackson' in the 1988 presidential campaign. I was too strident. I didn't recognize the emotional tie that he had with all black voters.
I'm not just gonna go after the black Jesse Jackson they all want to make fun of, but I know the wrong people are gonna laugh at that. I don't want to play to that crowd. I don't.
The difference between me and them is that I'll look at Jesse Jackson and I'll see four Jesse Jacksons, and they'll just see one, the clown ambulance chaser.
You know, Jesse Jackson is just trying to stir up a hornet's nest.
I find Jesse Jackson to be religiously, progressively old fashioned.
Jesse Jackson, when I met him, he had an innocence about him which is still very much a part of him today.
One thing of the many things that I know about Jesse Jackson, he is persistent.
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