Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr.

A new report suggests that Rev. Jesse Jackson's wife is not making as speedy a recovery as her civil rights icon husband following the couple being hospitalized last weekend after they tested positive for COVID-19.

The Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, the civil rights icon announced Friday afternoon in an open letter to the public.

“We’re free, but not equal," the Rev. Jesse Jackson told NewsOne last week.

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now discuss the complexities of Fidel Castro's legacy.

Watch Roland Martin and Rev. Jesse Jackson discuss the #OscarsSoWhite protest action in the video clip above, and then watch the extended NewsOne Now conversation in the video clip below.

In an interview with HLN's Nancy Grace, Love Ranch owner Dennis Hof says Lamar Odom was healthy and did not take drugs at his establishment. He did, however, claim Odom told employees he used cocaine on Saturday before his arrival. Hof says he has a zero tolerance policy for drug use.

Now that the Confederate flag debate has been taken up by the South Carolina State Legislature and the removal of the Battle flag is likely to happen, will our agenda be addressed by lawmakers in the state? Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss what our focus should be once […]

Jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are projected to grow by 17 percent by 2018, compared to 9.8 percent for jobs in other fields, according to estimates from the U.S. Department of Commerce. That’s good and bad news for women and minorities, who are barely represented in one of the nation’s fastest growing job […]

Staten Island resident, Eric Garner, died Thursday after a NYPD officer subdued him with a chokehold. Cell phone footage captured at the scene of the tragic event shows Garner screaming that he could not breathe after the move, banned by NYPD, was applied. Roland Martin talked with Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rashad Robinson, Sherrilyn Ifill and Glenn […]

Podcast: Download Staten Island resident, Eric Garner, died Thursday after a NYPD officer subdued him with a chokehold. Cell phone footage captured at the scene of the tragic event shows Garner screaming that he could not breathe after the move, banned by NYPD, was applied. Roland Martin talked with Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rashad Robinson, Sherrilyn Ifill and Glenn Ivey about the controversy surrounding Garner’s death, […]

During this year’s Annual Rainbow Push Coalition Conference, Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. reminded attendees and members of the black press that black stories matter. He stressed that, if the black press does not adequately cover black issues, blacks can’t be upset if other media outlets like CNN and MSNBC won’t. Watch! Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST […]

What does the Super Bowl have to do with the struggle for civil rights? Let Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. break it down for your real quick. During this year’s Rainbow Push Coalition Conference, Rev. Jackson explained the NFL’s super Sunday would not be what it is today without accomplishments of the Civil Rights movement. Jackson […]