Category: rev jesse jackson

Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks to reporters at the Operation PUSH Soul Picnic at the 142nd Street Armory in New York on March 26, 1972. 

Left to right are: Betty Shabazz, widow of Malcolm X; Jackson; Tom Todd, vice president of PUSH; Aretha Franklin; Miriam Makeba and Louis Stokes, rear right. PUSH stands for People United to Save Humanity.  

Jesse Jackson, Joan Baez, Ira Sandperl, Martin Luther King Jr., and Dora McDonald at the annual Southern Christian Leadership Conference staff workshop

at the Penn Center on St. Helena Island in

South Carolina, 1966.

Photos by Bob Fitch

JET Magazine covers from 1973