Jacqueline L. Jackson Loving You Thinking of You Don't Forget to Pray Is the wife of civil rights leader Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. and the mother of five children. She is a committed public servant through the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, a supporter of equality for women, and an advocate for strong family bonds and relationships. The Jackson's have been married for fifty-five years, and they continue to push for equality, justice, and economic empowerment across all color lines. Mrs. Jackson hosts a woman's luncheon at the annual Rainbow PUSH Coalition conference in Chicago, where she invites speakers to address women's issues of the day. She attended the March on Washington for the #MeToo movement and continues to influence thought leaders in her community. This is her first book. She lives in Chicago and Washington, DC
Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. - Nautilus Silver Award Winner 2022!!! The Finger of God: From the Lineage of David to the Presidency of the United States Is the author of A More Perfect Union, he served eight terms in the US House of Representatives, from 1995 to his resignation in 2012, and was reelected for a ninth term but declined to serve. He has been secretary of the Democratic National Committee’s Black Caucus, national field director of the National Rainbow Coalition, and a member Rainbow/PUSH Coalition. Born in Greenville, South Carolina, he attended college at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University in Greensboro, NC, and has advance degrees from Chicago Theological Seminary and the University of Illinois College of Law in Chicago, IL. He lives in Chicago.
Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr. Senior Minister Emeritus, Riverside Church, National Minister, Drum Major Institute The Rev. Dr. James Alexander Forbes, Jr. is Senior Minister Emeritus of the Riverside Church in the City of New York and served as Senior Minister for 18 years (1989-2007). He is nationally and internationally known as a speaker, preacher and teacher and was named one of the 12 “most effective preachers” in the English-speaking world by Newsweek magazine. More recently, Forbes has been President and Founder of the Healing of the Nations Foundation, a national and global ministry for spiritual renewal and holistic health. The foundation is a non-partisan, interfaith, not-for-profit organization for the promotion of a holistic understanding of health and wellness. It seeks to broaden the awareness of the inter-relatedness of physical, emotional, mental, spiritual and community health.
Rochelle L. Ford, Ph.D., APR, Recently named the eighth President of Dillard University. Previously, Dean of the Elon University School of Communications in Elon, N.C. She is also a leading public relations professional, researcher, author, and international speaker. One of the foremost experts in diversity and inclusion in the public relations, advertising, and communications industries, Dr. Ford has led hundreds of multicultural communications and diversity presentations. She has executed award-winning research funded by several organizations, including the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Foundation, Carnegie Foundation, Plank Center for Leadership, and Arthur W. Page Society. Dr. Ford, a 2021 Page Distinguished Service Award honoree and Fulbright scholar has received numerous accolades, including the PRSA National Capital Chapter’s Diversity Champion Award and PRSA’s National D. Parke Gibson Multiculturalism Award, among others. In 2014, she was inducted into the Arthur W. Page Society. A frequent contributor to several national publications, including PR Tactics, Strategist, and the New York Times, Dr. Ford has authored more than 100 articles and four books. You can purchase her most recent book, Ofield: The Autobiography of Public Relations Man Ofield Dukes.