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Jesse Jackson
(1941-____) born on
Oct 8
US civil rights leader, minister, politician. He was the first black man to make a serious bid for the U.S. presidency in the Democratic Party's nomination races in 1983-84 and 1987-88.
We must not measure greatness from the mansion down, but from the manger up.

When we're unemployed, we're called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it's called a depression.
America is not a blanket woven from one thread, one color, one cloth.
Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.
The burden of being black is that you have to be superior just to be equal. But the glory of it is that, once you achieve, you have achieved, indeed.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Address to Democratic National Convention in San Francisco, 17 Jul 1984.
R: Interview with David Frost, in Frost, The Americans, "When Whites Are Unemployed, It's Called a Depression," 1970.
A: Speech, Democratic Party Convention, Atlanta, July 1988.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "Christian Science Monitor," (Boston), 26 Sep 1979.

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