jesse louis jackson sr.born jesse louis burns
born october 8, 1941 in greenvile south carolina throughout his youth he was painfully aware that white supremacy ruled greenville
racial segregation touched every aspect of life.
jesse's mother, helen burns was 16 years old and unwed when he was born; his father noah robinson was married to another women. so helen raised the baby,with the help of her own mother. two years later jesse's mother married charles jackson a 24 year old postal worker. jesse soon learned who his blood father was,but he to experience.
is an american civil rights activist and baptist minister.
he was a candidate for the democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 jesse served as a shadow u.s. senator for the district of columbia.