Jacqueline Jackson Biography – Jacqueline Jackson Wiki
Jacqueline Jackson is an American author and activist. She is the wife of Rev. Jesse Jackson, an American political activist, Baptist minister, and politician. As an author, she wrote Loving You, Thinking of You, Don’t Forget to Pray, a compilation of letters she had sent to her son Jesse Jackson Jr. In 2013, her son Jesse Jr. pleaded guilty to violating federal campaign laws and was incarcerated for 30 months. While Jesse Jackson Jr. was incarcerated her mother sent him a letter every day. After her son was released, Jackson compiled the letters she had sent to her son for the book Loving You, Thinking of You, Don’t Forget to Pray. Jacqueline L. Jackson’s book was published by Skyhorse Publishing.
As Peace activism, she led a delegation of 10 women to Ethiopia, Sudan, and Somalia for relief efforts during droughts across those countries. In 2001, she was arrested at Camp Garcia Vieques in Vieques, Puerto Rico together with 9 other activists for misdemeanor trespassing while protesting the U.S Navy’s bombing tests in the area. Jackson was jailed in San Juan for 10 days and declined to post the $3000 bail. She was presented with the Peace & Justice Award from the Over the Rainbow Gala for her efforts during the protest. In May 2021, Jackson received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from North Carolina A&T State University, “for a lifetime of dedicated service”. Born in Fort Pierce, Florida, United States, she graduated from Huntington High School in West Virginia. She attended North Carolina A&T State University, where she was a protester for civil rights.
Jacqueline Jackson Age
Born Jacqueline Lavinia Davis was born on March 7, 1944, in Fort Pierce, Florida, United States.
Jacqueline Jackson Husband
Is Jacqueline L. Jackson married? she is married to her husband Rev. Jesse Jackson, an American political activist, Baptist minister, and politician. Rev. Jesse Jackson was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988, he has previously served as a shadow United States senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997. The two met at North Carolina A&T State University, they were later married on December 31, 1962. In January 2021, Jackson was vaccinated for COVID-19. In August 2021, the two were hospitalized at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, with COVID-19.
Jacqueline Jackson Children
Together with her husband, Rev. Jesse Jackson, they have five children. Jacqueline L. Jackson’s children are Santita born in 1963, Jesse Jr. born in 1965, Jonathan Luther born in 1966, Yusef DuBois born in 1970, and Jacqueline Lavinia born in 1975. In 2013, her son Jesse Jr. pleaded guilty to violating federal campaign laws and was incarcerated for 30 months.
Jacqueline Jackson Net Worth
Jacqueline L. Jackson’s net worth is estimated to be $9 million.