Civil Rights leader Jesse Jackson has announced that he has Parkinson's disease.
In a tweet on Friday morning, Jackson said after a battery of tests, he was found to have the disease. He said that was the disease that "bested my father".
MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT to my friends and supporters on my health and the future. pic.twitter.com/JkuDNpxkix
— Rev Jesse Jackson Sr (@RevJJackson) November 17, 2017