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Jesse Jackson Jr.

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s mother is releasing of book of letters

The mother of former Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr. is working on a book of letters she sent him while he was in prison.

Skyhorse Publishing announced Tuesday Jacqueline L. Jackson's "Loving You, Thinking of You, Don't Forget to Pray: Letters to My Son in Prison." The book includes an introduction by Jesse Jackson Jr., the son of the civil rights activist and former presidential candidate. The younger Jackson served a 30-month term, which ended in 2015, for filing false tax returns. He was an eight-term congressman from Illinois, and resigned in 2012, the year before he was sent to prison.

According to Skyhorse, the letters are "frank, anecdotal, infused with...

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