Youngest son also rises, on his own terms

Luman, Stuart
October 2005
Crain's Chicago Business;10/17/2005, Vol. 28 Issue 42, p32
The article presents a profile of Yusef Jackson, son of civil rights leader and erstwhile presidential candidate Jesse Jackson Sr. Yusef Jackson is part of a group bidding an estimated $450 million to buy the Washington Nationals baseball team. Among his partners in the bid is Los Angeles supermarket magnate Ron Burkle, a family friend, founder of Yucaipa Cos. and a major-league Democratic fund-raiser whose fortune Forbes estimates at $2.3 billion. Before buying River North Sales & Service, Jackson was an associate at Chicago law firm Mayer Brown & Platt.


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