Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. Celebrates 80th Birthday in Harlem After Recovering from COVID-19

Rev. Jesse Jackson celebrated his 80th birthday at the National Action Network headquarters in Harlem, New York. Families and friends gathered at the location on October 22 to salute the civil rights leader. He turned 80 on October 8.

“In New York today with @real_sharpton,” Jackson wrote on Instagram. “So grateful to him for celebrating my birthday by hosting a birthday salute and book signing tonight. Cannot wait! #KeepHopeAlive! Feel free to purchase my newest book, “Keeping Hope Alive, Sermons and Speeches by @RevJJackson.”

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In his latest book, Jackson shares his famous speeches and sermons that highlight pivotal moments in our nations history. He also reflects on what he has learned over the years.

“After all these years, what remains for me, is God is a source of mystery and wonder. Scripture holds up. The righteous are


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