Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson Autographed Card

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Jesse Jackson Autographed Card

Jesse Jackson autographed trading card (Civil Rights Leader) 1992 Starline Americana #196.

The card includes Letter of Authenticity from Memorabilia Center.

Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. (born Jesse Louis Burns; October 8, 1941) is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, and politician. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as a shadow U.S. Senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997. He is the founder of the organizations that merged to form Rainbow/PUSH. Former U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr. is his eldest son. Jackson was also the host of Both Sides with Jesse Jackson on CNN from 1992 to 2000.

In 1979, Jackson received the Jefferson Award for Greatest Public Service Benefiting the Disadvantaged.

In 1989, he was awarded the Spingarn Medal from the NAACP.

In 1991, Jackson received the American Whig-Cliosophic Society’s James Madison Award for Distinguished Public Service.

Clinton awarded Jackson the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest honor bestowed on civilians in August 2000.

In 2002, scholar Molefi Kete Asante included Jackson on his list of 100 Greatest African Americans.

In 2008, Jackson was presented with an Honorary Fellowship from Edge Hill University.

In an AP-AOL “Black Voices” poll in February 2006, Jackson was voted “the most important black leader”.

Jackson inherited the title of the High Prince of the Agni people of Côte d’Ivoire from Michael Jackson. In August 2009, he was crowned Prince Côte Nana by Amon N’Douffou V, King of Krindjabo, who rules more than a million Agni tribespeople

 

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