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SHOCKING DETAILS! Rev. Jesse Jackson Accused By Gay Ex-Staffer Of Harassment And Being On The Down Low

They are really slinging the mud over in the windy city this week.  Rev. Jesse Jackson, political activist and the founder and leader of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, is being accused of harassing a gay ex-staffer, forcing him to partake in raunchy activities, and being a part of the other "Rainbow" movement himself.  The shocking and juicy deets inside...

According to the Windy City TimesTommy R. Bennett, the former National Director of Community Relations at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, has filed a complaint with the City of Chicago Commission on Human Relations accusing Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. of harassment and his later termination because of his sexual orientation.

In the document, Tommy makes a number of claims about the way he was treated by Jesse and other PUSH employees.  He says certain employees outright refused to work with Tommy because of his sexual orientation while some did not respect his authority.  But the most shocking claims all center around Jesse himself. 

Tommy claims that once he became Jesse's travel assistant, he had to escort women to and from Jesse's hotel room for sexual encounters AND he had to clean up after they were finished.  SMH. 

He also claims that Jesse asked him to apply a cream to an area between his legs where he had a rash and that one night he was summoned to Jesse's hotel room at 1am to take "notes" but he could see that Mr. Jackson was aroused. Sigh....

He also shared this gem of a story that claims Jesse was partaking in sexual relations with men himself:

"Rev. Jackson stated that he played football and there was a gay high school teacher who took Rev. Jackson under his wings and told him that he needed education to go along with football. Rev. Jackson said, '[F]rom that gay teacher, I got a good grade, I got to use his car, I got ten dollars and I got my dick sucked.' Rev. Jackson said, '[T]hat's not gay, that is surviving.'"

WOW.

During his interview with Windy City Times, Tony (above) explained why he is filing this complaint:

"That's one of the points I want to make. How many times has this happened to us? It's like being raped and having it unreported. People are so afraid of these giants in our community. People won't report it and won't file lawsuits. So many people are afraid of [Jackson]. I can't walk in fear like that. So many people are being discriminated against—being laid off with this false pretense of downsizing."

So why did Tommy stay so long?

"Number one, I enjoyed what I did and I thought things would get better. He was really not a bad person to work for; it was the staff he had around him."

Umm....ok Tommy.  But based on what you said in the complaint....I would think you would not want to work for Mr. Jackson anymore. 

So far, Jesse has not responded but these type of allegations cannot be just swept under the rug.  I'm sure he will have to defend himself at some point and we will indeed keep you posted.....
 

 

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rev jesse jackson and half of

rev jesse jackson and half of black me are gay or have partaking in gay activities at least once wether they liked it or done it again theyve ,done it and have the right to be so judgemental..its a same we live such a bogus ,bias world that gay people are critized and looked down own for being out with theyre sexuality ,when everyone has ate out the gumbo bowl...
Anonymous's picture

LOL look at that queen!

LOL look at that queen!
motorfingaz's picture

LOL!!! I mean just

LOL!!! I mean just flaming!!!!
Anonymous's picture

This is some BULLSHIT!

This is some BULLSHIT! #thatisall
Jessica's picture

not so readily believing this

not so readily believing this one...we all know jesse is a ho and loves women...doesnt mean he isnt bi....but this guy's story seems embellished to me so far
Anonymous's picture

just because a man loves

just because a man loves women doesnt men hes not gay stupid,your a sorry excuse for a woman and i pray that ur man doesnt fool u like mines did me ,educate ur self and know this is a smokescreened world and ur eyes are defintely blinded by the truth....i wish u well my dear....ur blinded my a MANS ACTIVITIES
Anonymous's picture

bitch...can u read.......u

bitch...can u read.......u probably stopped at what u wanted to so u could attack me, and didnt read my entire sentence....but on the flip side , its some lying punks out there to do anything for a come up...fags can be very mean and spiteful.....i have some as friends and i know the stories i hear them tell me...
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fghuyr's picture

I COMPLETELY BELIEVE

I COMPLETELY BELIEVE IT!..Libra men are ALWAYS in the fucking closet and Jesse is a Libra, Will Smith, Russell, Usher..
Anonymous  's picture

You know what??? you may be

You know what??? you may be on to something.........I just read an article about NEYO and he is a WHAT?!! LIBRA.....SHUT THE FRONT DOOR (dude was hooking up with trannies) years ago.) There's no problem with your preferences, but don't destroy people lives for kicks...#totally not cool. FIRST JESSY OLD ASS GOT A LOVE CHILD @ AGE 100 YEARS OLD NOW THIS. Stop forcing your "dirty rag" on people. there is actually some people in this world that like OLD. ewwwww
Anonymous 's picture

your sign does not define if

your sign does not define if your gay or not signs are real its complete bull
Anonymous's picture

*not

*not
Anonymous's picture

You know what??? you may be

You know what??? you may be on to something.........I just read an article about NEYO and he is a WHAT?!! LIBRA.....SHUT THE FRONT DOOR (dude was hooking up with trannies) years ago.) There's no problem with your preferences, but don't destroy people lives for kicks...#totally not cool. FIRST JESSY OLD ASS GOT A LOVE CHILD @ AGE 100 YEARS OLD NOW THIS. Stop forcing your "dirty rag" on people. there is actually some people in this world that like OLD. ewwwww
Anonymous's picture

I don't know about that, I'm

I don't know about that, I'm a Gemini and my friend is a Libra, he's the best fu.....k I've ever had...........LAWD!!!! mutha fucka got me feignin for it. He's done things to me that I know, I know are not legal. I won't say his profession, but he is quite successful in his career, but I'm figuring he could be equally successful doing porn.
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Anonymous's picture

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Yeah they are GREAT fuckers!...I Know!...lol...but they Also tend to be BI and in the Closet! as well as Gemini Men!
Anonymous 's picture

You sound ignorant. So just

You sound ignorant. So just because you know a few men that are homosexuals and Libras everyone is. Does that really make sense. Come on now? Really? Anways I would not put it past him. These days all men care about is themselves, no morals.
Anonymous's picture

Bish please...U are the main

Bish please...U are the main chick who would get fooled by these sex hungry closeted MF'ers... So common nowadays
Anonymous 's picture

I believe it. nothing shocks

I believe it. nothing shocks me anymore.
Dez's picture

Another black man turned gay

Another black man turned gay because of black pussy!!!!!!!!!!If brothers not turning gay they are going out of the race to seek love!!!!!! Sorry black women i believe you all are completely useless now. Maybe if you morons learn how to take care of black men then you all would not of end up in this predicament.
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Lol u don't deserve a

Lol u don't deserve a response Cuzz clearly you are a functional iliterate. but I will say ppl like you,who seemingly ignorant.can lick us blac. Woman crack of the ass after multiple diarrhea.. Stoopid troll!!!
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YOU ARE HILARIOUS!!!! and your comment don't even deserve a comment hahaha
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You Little Dick Cock Sucking

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Anonymous  's picture

Another clack man turned gay

Another clack man turned gay because of black pussy!!!!!!!!!!If brothers not turning gay they are going out of the race to seek love!!!!!! Sorry black women i believe you all are completely useless now. Maybe if you morons learn how to take care of black men then you all would not of end up in this predicament.
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Another black man turned gay

Another black man turned gay because of black pussy!!!!!!!!!!If brothers not turning gay they are going out of the race to seek love!!!!!! Sorry black women i believe you all are completely useless now. Maybe if you morons learn how to take care of black men then you all would not of end up in this predicament.
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You Little Dick Cock Sucking

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Anonymous's picture

I COMPLETELY BELIEVE

I COMPLETELY BELIEVE IT!..Libra men are ALWAYS in the fucking closet and Jesse is a Libra, Will Smith, Russell, Usher..
Anonymous  's picture

I wouldn't trust the Reverend

I wouldn't trust the Reverend Jessie Jackson as far as I could throw him!! Even if as a political figure Jessie pretended to support the Gay community on a public platform think about it! Why would he have a Gay Man working so up close and personal as his assistant or personal aide? Wouldn't he want a STRAIGHT HETERO MALE for such personal tasks?? Let's face it he fired him if for Nothing then definitely Something! Plus if dude was smart which I believe he is and Jessie was stupid which I believe HE CERTAINLY IS then this guy has more than just his words, I bet he has lots of photographic Evidence to back up his claims. And believe you me the media is going to go look for that Gay High School Teacher who took Jessie under his so called wings even if he is dead by now. Martin Lawrence voice....STOP CHASING DEM HO'S JESSIE!!!!
customcalendars4u2's picture

Can we PLEASE retire the term

Can we PLEASE retire the term 'down low'? It makes it sound like the men are robbing booty holes or something! They're either bi-sexual or gay. And I wouldn't be surprised if JJ was, but I don't take the Internet's word for anything.
imnotthatstoopid's picture

LMBAO..........RETIRE THE

LMBAO..........RETIRE THE WORDS DOWN LOW????? ARE U SERIOUS??? IF YOU ARE IN A RELATONSHIP WITH A WOMAN, AND CREEPIN TO GET DICKED DOWN BY ANOTHER DUDE...............YOU ARE ON THE DOWN LOW....................................YOU MUST BE ON THE DOWN LOW, THAT'S WHY YOU ARE OFFENDED BY THE WORDS. STOP FUDGEPACKIN/BOOTBANGIN
NIGGA PLEASE's picture

Sick of this kind of madness,

Sick of this kind of madness, blah blah dont believe him...and what!
Mi Mi's picture

...and get off your knees!

...and get off your knees!
Anonymous's picture

black men stand up!

black men stand up!
Anonymous's picture

I'M NOT SURPRISED BY THIS,

I'M NOT SURPRISED BY THIS, BUT ITS ALSO WELL KNOWN THAT JESSIE SR IS HEAVILY INTO WHITE WOMAN, IN FACT HIM AND HIS SONS. ONE HAS A BABY BY A WHITE WOMAN THEY ARE TRYING TO KEEP UNDER WRAPS. ANOTHER SON IS MARRIED TO A BEAUTIFUL, SUCCESSFUL IN HER OWN RIGHT BLACK WOMAN, BUT THIS NEGRO CREEPS WITH 'BECKY'S ON THE LOW, LOW.
PO JESSIE'S's picture

LAWD take me now!!!! *holy

LAWD take me now!!!! *holy ghost stance* if that drawn on beard and hair line dont scream sissy idk what does.He applied for a job with the Rainbow Push ppl bc he thought it was a gay alliance. LMAO jesse know he wrong naming he group Rainbow. knowing the gays loves them a rainbow. Also why did he rub cream on a rash near Jesse's "danger zone"? I think he offered to do it. LORD let me stop I could go on for DAYS!!!
LadyBug's picture

That gives a whole new

That gives a whole new meaning to "PUSH".
imnotthatstoopid's picture

I would not consider Aruba

I would not consider Aruba Tommy a credible source. He was known as a gossip in the tidewater area. I have personally witnessed him in action at a local restaurant in Hampton Va "tommy's" running his mouth to random patrons about foolishness.
Anonymous's picture

Let me tell you, people don't

Let me tell you, people don't leave jobs because of sexual harassment. They don't. I bet many women on this comment section have experienced the definition of sexual harassment and didn't leave. I did at my first job, did I leave? No. I had bills and shit. Sometimes you feel like the work you're doing is greater than what you take from other employees and your employers. Maybe he felt like, after I took all this bs from Jesse, and worked my ass of in SPITE of it, how could he fire me. Life is more complicated than if something goes down at your job, you just quit. It doesn't work like that most times.
Anonymous's picture

But I wouldn't turn around

But I wouldn't turn around and say I enjoyed my job after detailing all the little embarrassing details of the job. Exactly what part was good - escorting the women to and from the hotel rooms or applying ointment to someone's crotch. He's talking out of both sides of his mouth.
SweetDivaT's picture

I was on a business trip a

I was on a business trip a few years ago, out of the country, and someone that I worked with on a daily basis (never gave any indication that he was a NUT) came to my room to help set up my wireless connection. The next thing you know, this man was groping me EVERYWHERE! Under my shirt, trying to get down my pants! It was like he turned into an octopus! I finally got real ghetto and told him to "get the fuck out of my room!!" and he did, but I was SHOOK! I wanted to go home to my family immediately! Here I am way in Germany getting fondled! I didn't know what to do. But, just like you said, I thought about my "bills and shit" so I stayed. The guy apologized the next day (blamed it on the alcohol) but our working relationship was never the same. I never told anyone, not even my husband for fear he would make me quit my job, which is a pretty good one. So yeah, I can see why folks would keep their mouth shut. I still think that sometimes I should have quit and sued this big ass company.
Alrighty Then...'s picture

But hes claiming that Jackson

But hes claiming that Jackson made him do things he didnt want to do , if thats the case then he should have let and shouldnt have done what the man asked him to do
Anonymous's picture

This is true. I was at a job

This is true. I was at a job getting sexually harrased and I considered handeling it myself and then another employee reported it who witnessed it. Next thing I know HR is pulling me aside asking me what happened when I said I put him in his place. They said with admission that it happened they had to file a complaint. I did not want to because it goes in your record and if I went somewhere else there was a situation I couldn't handle I didn't want to get Anita Hill-ed and get accused of having a record of filing complaints. I made them note I did not want to file and had it under control.
Anonymous's picture

if Jesse settles out of court

if Jesse settles out of court then he is guilty
Anonymous's picture

Agreed. I've been sexually

Agreed. I've been sexually harassed at most of the jobs I've had. It wasn't until I matured and learned how to put people in their place that it stopped. Not saying that anyone should have to go to great lengths to avoid harassment or that such treatment should be expected but I never quit a job because I was being sexually harassed. Not ever.
TruthTeller's picture

Well, the name of his

Well, the name of his organization is the "Rainbow Coalition". #imjustsayin
AAA mom's picture

Lets wait and see if more men

Lets wait and see if more men come forward. Then we will know the truth. I don't put no human that high on a pedestal. We all have some skeleton's in our closet, some more than others. I got some, you want to hear them?......allll-right
wak548's picture

I don't believe him.

I don't believe him.
Alrighty Then...'s picture

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