Jonathan Jackson (Chicago)
Jonathan L. Jackson, son of the Rev. Jesse Jackson, and godson of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is a national spokesman for Rainbow PUSH Coalition. Mr. Jackson is a professor of marketing in the College of Business at Chicago State University and is a partner in a Chicago-based Anheuser-Busch Cos. Distributorship, River North Sales and Service, LLC. His investment ventures range from wireless to real estate and distribution sectors and he is currently in the process of building a Cricket Wireless franchise operation. Mr. Jackson started his business career in 1988 at Drexel Burnham Lambert as an investment analyst. Jackson also worked as an analyst at Independence Bank, as a Shatkin Arbor runner at the Chicago Board of Trade, and developed real estate for East Lake Management in Chicago.
Mr. Jackson is a regular contributor to the Cliff Kelley radio show, WVON AM 1690. He graduated from North Carolina A&T University and the Kellogg Graduate School of Business at Northwestern University.
Rainbow PUSH Coalition
The Rainbow PUSH Coalition & Citizenship Education Fund held its 42nd Annual International Convention "A More Perfect Union: 150 Years Later Beyond Freedom – Reconstruction" July 6 - 10, 2013 Chicago Hilton & Towers. The Saturday morning Forum key issues we face today: access to health care, achieving high quality public education for all students, home and church foreclosures, urban violence, unemployment, economic recovery, and more, was moderated by Professor Charles Ogletree, Harvard University School of Law.
Panelists were: Rep. Marcia Fudge, Chair, Congressional Black Caucus, Michelle Alexander, Attorney and Author of “The New Jim Crow”, Barbara Arnwine, Attorney & Executive Director, Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights Under Law, David Slane, Attorney, Robert Borosage, Founder & President, Campaign for America's Future, Cliff Kelly, Talk Show Host, WVON Radio, Chicago, Willie Gary, Attorney, Jonathan Jackson, Rainbow PUSH Coalition National Spokesman, Fred Gray, Civil Rights Attorney, Danny Davis, Congressman, Bobby Rush, Congressman.