Hats off to Jesse Jackson

Nauer, Barbara
June 1976
National Review;6/25/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 23, p674
This article applauds the decision of U.S. Reverend Jesse Jackson to ask his audience composed of African American boys to take their hats off while speaking to a junior high school assembly in Washington. The author believes that Jackson's action suggests that he stands for things that are greater than individuals. Jackson, the author notes, has the good power. She warns however that sooner or later Jackson will be considered an enemy of the people. The illustrate her point, the author, a white teacher, relates her bad experience of working in ghetto schools and her decision to quit teaching ten years later.


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