Jesse Jackson and wife ‘responding positively to their treatments,’ for COVID, son says
Jesse Jackson, and his wife, Jacqueline, remained under doctors’ observation Sunday at a Chicago hospital and were “responding positively to treatments” for COVID-19, their son told The Associated Press. Physicians were “carefully monitoring their condition” because of their ages, Jonathan Jackson, one of the couple’s five children, said in a statement. “Both are resting comfortably and are responding positively to their treatments,” Jonathan Jackson said. We will continue to update you on a regular basis,” Jonathan Jackson said. Martin Luther King, he was crucial in guiding the modern civil rights movement on numerous issues, including voting rights.mlive.com
Jesse Jackson and Bishop Barber arrested at filibuster protest calling out Sen. Manchin
Rev. Jesse Jackson and Bishop William Barber were among a group of civil rights leaders arrested outside the Senate during a protest calling for the filibuster's abolition on Wednesday.Driving the news: The demonstration also called on senators to pass a sweeping voting rights bill that was blocked in the Senate on Tuesday, which was co-sponsored by every Democratic senator except for Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.). Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Jackson anews.yahoo.com
Jesse Jackson released for therapy post gallbladder surgery
Jackson has been released to a Chicago physical therapy center following gallbladder surgery and medical observation, a spokesman said Sunday, Feb. 7. Jesse Jackson has been released to a Chicago physical therapy center following gallbladder surgery and medical observation, a spokesman said Sunday. Jackson's longtime spokesman Frank Watkins confirmed Sunday it was gallbladder surgery. Jackson is continuing his civil rights and organizational work and is in high spirits,” the organization's statement said. Martin Luther King, Jackson was key in guiding the modern civil rights movement on numerous issues, including voting rights.
20 ways to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the Detroit area
The Oscar-nominated film King: A Filmed Record Montgomery to Memphis will also be screened (185 minutes with intermission). A one-mile walk around Comerica Park will start in front of the Tiger Statue.Hosted by Rev. Jesse Jackson, four individuals will be awarded for furthering the legacy of King. There will also be artistic and musical tributes, and remarks by several elected officials.Breakfast is followed by keynote speaker Earl Lewis Ph.D. Then, the local chapter of Veterans for Peace will discuss Kings views on war and militarism.The theatre offers a free showing of the 2014 filmto the public.The film begins at 7 p.m.; 603 E. Liberty St.; 734-668-8397;After a short program in the morning, participants will volunteer on and off site.metrotimes.com
Drummond, Brown lead Pistons over Nets, 113-109
DETROIT Andre Drummond had 25 points and 20 rebounds, Bruce Brown added career highs of 22 points and seven assists, and the Detroit Pistons beat the Brooklyn Nets 113-109 on Saturday night. Drummond had at least 20 points and 20 rebounds for the third straight game and fourth time in seven games this season. Kyrie Irving had his first triple-double with Brooklyn with 20 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. In three games against Brooklyn last season, Drummond averaged 9.3 offensive rebounds per game. All-Star Blake Griffin has missed all seven games with lingering soreness in his left knee and hamstring.