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From the Publisher"Is this a reference book or should it be in the biography section? Because this book has so much to offer in tracing the Civil Rights movement, it could be considered a reference….This Africa-American activist and leader fights for change and economic justice, as well as furthering political goals through his Rainbow Coalition….If you can't decide whether it belongs in reference or biographies, get one for both."
Gale- Reference Reviews- Reviews For Students
"[A]n excellent pick for public libraries and high schools seeking lasting biographical references with depth."
KNLS Bookwatch/MBR Internet Bookwatch
"Presenting critical as well as positive views of Jesse Jackson, this biography for high school students and general readers traces Jackson's rise from obscurity in South Carolina through his civil rights work with Martin Luther King, his social and political leadership, and his international diplomacy. It also covers his personal and family life and includes commentary from those who have known him, plus a chronology."
Reference & Research Book News
"Written in a reader friendly format, it is ideal for secondary school assignments and research projects."