The Washington Post

FOX hires Jesse Jackson’s daughter, Santita Jackson

Morning news program “FOX & Friends” just got a new, unexpected friend. The popular show welcomes civil rights activist Jesse Jackson’s daughter, Santita Jackson.

Santita Jackson. (Danny Moloshok/ASSOCIATED PRESS)

WVON was known as “The Voice of the Negro” and in recent years has become “The Voice of the Nation” with an emphsis on African-American community news and issues. The station is home to many well-known African-American personalities like the Rev. Al Sharpton, who hosts a radio program weekday afternoons.

Santita will make her debut Friday morning at 7:15 a.m. as an on-air contributor for the program.

Read more on The Root DC

Nick Cannon launches Web health series

Episode twelve: The life of Adrian Fenty

Eden Center restores image

Energizing African American voters

Mae Jemison on forging dreams

Show Comments
Most Read



Success! Check your inbox for details.

See all newsletters

Close video player
Now Playing