Unformatted text preview: what's going on "fascism". In South Africa they call it "racism". Here in America we call it conservatism." He even once called New York City, "Hyme-town." Hearing that remark coming from a civil rights leader shocked everybody, and cost him millions of votes. Another scandal came along when he led over five hundered Stanford University students singing, "Hey hey, ho ho. Western civ has got to go!" Jesse Jackson boycotted the Academy Awards last year, because only on African-American was nominated. However no less of an authority than Denzel Washington, says that Jesse Jackson overreacted. "I didn't really think that there were any Oscar worthy African-American performances," said the actor in a recent interview. Jesse Jackson was standing next to Martin Luther King, when he was assassinated. Let's just hope that Jesse Jackson doesn't meet the same fate....
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- Spring '10
- Southern United States, Martin Luther King, Jr., Jesse Jackson