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Jesse Jackson

Phil Robertson Is Worse

Than Rosa Parks' Bus Driver

12/26/2013 9:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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1225-jesse-jackson-phil-robertsonPhil Robertson's homophobic comments to GQ were MORE OFFENSIVE than the words uttered by bus driver who tried to force Rosa Parks to sit on the back of his bus in 1955 ... so says civil rights leader Jesse Jackson.

Jackson came out firing against the "Duck Dynasty" star this week ... explaining, "These statements uttered by Robertson are more offensive than the bus driver in Montgomery, Alabama, more than 59 years ago."

"At least the bus driver, who ordered Rosa Parks to surrender her seat to a white person, was following state law. Robertson’s statements were uttered freely and openly without cover of the law, within a context of what he seemed to believe was 'white privilege.'"

Jackson is demanding a meeting with A&E and Cracker Barrel execs ... and even issued a Friday deadline ... urging the network to uphold Robertson’s suspension from the reality show.

Unclear if the network plans to honor Jackson's demand.


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That's good support for the gays from JJ.

267 days ago


Wonder what Pastor James David Manning (The Manning Report) has to say about Jesse. Now that man is a pastor. Jesse is a shakedown artist looking for money

267 days ago


Why did GQ Magazine Pick Phil for the cover when he looks un clean and nasty looking compared to guts that are nicely manicured nice suits and Very Clean. Phil is just Dirty Looking.

267 days ago


Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton are the most racist douche bags ever

267 days ago


Thank God we have Jesse Jackson to fight against someone's religious beliefs instead of... oh I don't know... standing against the black youth "Knockout" game... or when 2 black punks murdered a toddler in front of his mother by shooting him in the head point blank while he was strapped in his stroller... or the 3 black thugs that beat a white marine to death. No... way to look out for those who are a bit miffed at Duck Dynasty.

267 days ago


jesse Jackson has a kid with a staffer!!! he shouldn't be judge people period

267 days ago


Oh good lord....

267 days ago


I am going to say it and I am black from the south Tennessee east tn..f...jesse is a lot of black that do not like the man..jesse during the Civil Rights it was a lot of black we got along with white and white got along with black

267 days ago


Why is Jesse not visiting with his son in Federal Prison during the holidays?

267 days ago


White privilege? What a crock. I do believe freedom of speech is everyone's privilege?

267 days ago


Even blacks like Jessie Jackson are demeaning Rosa Park. Does this go to show that gays are now more important than blacks?

267 days ago

I'm Awesome admit it     

And this is the reason why Jesse is an idiot there's no damn law saying that Phil can't speak his mind this is how he feels and as an American he has the right to free speech so he can say whatever he feels

267 days ago


Jesse Jackson is a washed up raced hustler who should be in prison just like his son.

267 days ago


Phil I am with you all the way....jesse my dad knows all about the Civil Rights and my mom and my family all black did not have it bad...some state in the county black kids white kids played to the show phil....jesse shut the ---- up....

267 days ago

The Executives Wife    

JJ is the worst. I am embarrassed for him everytime he opens his mouth. He is nothing but a troublemaker.

267 days ago
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