In 1988, right about the time a young Barack Obama was getting ready for Harvard Law School, Jesse Louis Jackson made a daring run for president. This was Jackson’s second attempt. What few people remember now is that he was the front-runner for the Democratic nomination.
Learn more about Jackson with the resources below, including timelines, video clips, a full program, and support materials.
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