Jesse Jackson: Afro-Americans and the Palestinians (Interview)

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VOL. 15

1985/86

No. 2
P. 3
Articles
Jesse Jackson: Afro-Americans and the Palestinians (Interview)
ABSTRACT

Reverend Jesse Jackson is the chairman of the National Rainbow Coalition and a leading activist in civil and human rights causes, to which he has devoted more than twenty years of his life. During the 1 960s he was a leader in the student sit-in movement to desegregate public facilities in the United States. He has been in the forefront in the anti-apartheid movement and has spoken out on Middle East issues for Palestinian rights and mutual recognition. Reverend Jackson was interviewed for the Journal by John P. Egan on 2 December 1985 in Chicago.