Essay Archive - Jesse Jackson: a Brief Biography
Jesse Jackson: a Brief Biography
Jesse Jackson was born on March eleventh, 1965 in Greensville, South Carolina.
He has since run for president in two elections, one in 1984, and one in 1988.
In the 1984 elections, he received over three million popular votes, and
registered over one million new voters. In 1988 he received over seven million
votes, and registered over two million new voters.He never got one electoral
vote. He sees himself as the leader of African-Americans, women, unionists, the
homeless, the unemployed, and the underemployed. He is offended that Bill
Clinton has a large amou....