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Jesse Jackson

Author: Randolph Jacoby
Publisher: Broomall, Pennsylvania : Mason Crest, an imprint of National Highlights, [2019] ©2019
Series: Civil rights leaders (Mason Crest Publishers)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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"The Reverend Jesse Jackson is one of the most articulate and recognizable figures of the civil rights movement. Working with Martin Luther King Jr.'s Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), his organizational skills and mesmerizing speaking style brought him national attention. Jackson waged groundbreaking campaigns for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988. In recent years  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jesse Jackson; Jesse Jackson
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randolph Jacoby
ISBN: 1422240061 9781422240069
OCLC Number: 1033649137
Description: 144 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Rainbow express --
Growing up in Greenville --
A young man's calling --
Jackson and King --
The heir apparent --
Operation PUSH --
Run, Jesse, run --
"We're winning" --
No slowing down.
Series Title: Civil rights leaders (Mason Crest Publishers)
Responsibility: Randolph Jacoby.

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"The Reverend Jesse Jackson is one of the most articulate and recognizable figures of the civil rights movement. Working with Martin Luther King Jr.'s Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), his organizational skills and mesmerizing speaking style brought him national attention. Jackson waged groundbreaking campaigns for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988. In recent years Jackson has continued to draw attention to the major issues of the African-American community." -- Cover

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