Jesse Jackson

The Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr.  (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Jesse Jackson Visiting Oakland Tech To Announce $15,000 In College Scholarships

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is scheduled to visit a high school in Oakland to continue his push for greater diversity in technology.

05/27/2015

Young Farmer

App Linking Low-Tech Farmers To Hi-Tech Profits Wins PUSHTech2020 Start Up Pitch Competition

When Reverend Jesse Jackson put dozens of investors with money to spend and bright African-American and Latino entrepreneurs with start-ups to fund in a room together sparks fly and magic happened.

05/12/2015

The Martin Luther King Memorial is seen

Best M.L.K. Day Weekend Getaways In America

Cities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.

01/07/2015

Apple headquarters in Cupertino.

Apple Reveals Most Workers Are White, Asian Males, CEO ‘Not Satisfied’ With Diversity

Apple primarily relies on white and Asian men for its top-paying technology jobs, feeding the perception that Silicon Valley’s economic boom is largely excluding women, blacks and Hispanics.

08/12/2014

A sign outside of a Google office in Mountain View, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Over 100 Protest Google’s Shareholder Meeting In Mountain View

Anti-eviction activists, a group of Google investors, and a group led by Reverend Jesse Jackson are holding protests outside Google’s headquarters in Mountain View.

05/14/2014

Rev. Jessie Jackson

Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition Demands Diversity At Google, eBay

Watch any episode of HBO’s “Silicon Valley” and you’ll see four white male techies, and one Pakistani-born programmer, and that’s an example of why the Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition is in the Bay Area this week at eBay and Google shareholder meetings, to make a case for more blacks, women, and other minorities in the real Silicon Valley.

05/12/2014

Barack Obama Sworn In As U.S. President For A Second Term

Jesse Jackson To Take On Lack Of Diversity At Silicon Valley Tech Firms

Rev. Jesse Jackson plans to lead a delegation to the Hewlett Packard annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday to bring attention to Silicon Valley’s poor record of including blacks and Latinos in hiring, board appointments and startup funding.

03/18/2014

Aretha Franklin Has Pancreatic Cancer, Reports Say

Aretha Franklin Has Pancreatic Cancer, Reports Say

NEW YORK (CBS/AP) – Aretha Franklin has been quiet about the nature of the illness that prompted her to cancel all upcoming events and undergo surgery last week, but reports are now speculating that the […]

CBS San Francisco–12/08/2010