About the Author
Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., is the founder and president of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, an organization committed to fighting for social, political and economic justice for people of all races, genders and creeds. A two-time candidate for President of the United States (1984, 1988), Rev. Jackson has been called the “conscience of the nation.” Rev. Jackson is also renowned for his efforts around the world to spread the promise of democray, human rights and peace. Rev. Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline, reside in Chicago and are proud parents of five children.