Jesse Jackson campaigned for the Presidency in Tallahassee in 1984. Here he poses behind a podium from which Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rev. C. K. Steele, Sr. had preached. It was at the old Bethel Baptist Missionary Church, a focal point during the civil rights era. He quartbacked his team at North Carolina A&T. They played against FAMU so he

has a long history of coming to Tallahassee and singing the praises of famed FAMU head football coach Jake Gaither.