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Jesse Jackson reveals Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson revealed on Friday his battle with Parkinson’s disease. In a letter to supporters, Jackson, 76, said he found it “increasingly difficult to perform routine tasks,” a change the civil rights activist said he and his family began to notice about three years ago. “Recognition of the effects of this disease on …

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Parkinson’s disease: What you need to know in wake of Jesse Jackson’s diagnosis

Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Iconic American civil rights activist, politician and minister Jesse Jackson announced Friday that his doctors have diagnosed him with Parkinson’s disease – a diagnosis that he says comes after several years of symptoms. Below are answers to some of the more common questions about this disease. What is Parkinson’s disease? Parkinson’s disease is the second most …

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Baltimore Pastor’s Non-Profit Helps Families With Mental Health After Violence

Andre Humphrey(BALTIMORE) — In 2014, 3-year-old McKenzie Elliott was sitting on her porch in Baltimore when a stray bullet struck and killed her while she was playing. As police and EMTs swirled around the grieving and traumatized family, another first responder was called in: Pastor Andre Humphrey. Humphrey has run the Baltimore Trauma Response Team (BTRT), a non-profit organization that …

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