Jesse Jackson did not meet with black political prisoners in Cuba

Silvio Canto, Jr.
My friend Carlos Eire, author, university professor and one of the 14,000 unaccompanied children who came to the US under "Pedro Pan" in the 1960s, alerted us to the latest display of Jesse Jackson irresponsibility.    Incredibly, Jesse Jackson, the same man who could not speak enough about Nelson Mandela and aparthed in the 1980s, went to Cuba and did not demand to see the many blacks in Castro's political prisons. Why didn't he join "Las damas en blanco" (Ladies in White) and march on Sunday?  These ladies are keeping "hope alive" every week and face oppression when they march.  The leaders of this group are black Cuban women who are harassed constantly. Why didn't he sit down with Dr Oscar Elias Biscet, a celebrated prisoner.  Is it because Dr Biscet has criticized the pro-abortion policies of the Castro regime or because he opposes lifting the embargo? My friend Carlos posted some questions for Rev Jackson: "During a...(Read Full Post)

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