March 22, 1998

Harold Jackson, an editorial writer at The Sun for three years, previously worked for the Birmingham News, where he won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing in 1991; the Philadelphia Inquirer; United Press International; and the Birmingham Post-Herald.

Born in Birmingham, Ala., in 1953, Jackson is an avid student of civil rights history.

He received a journalism degree in 1975 from Baker University in Kansas, and is a member of that school's board of trustees. He is also a journalist in residence at Loyola College of Maryland.

Jackson and his wife, Denice, have been married for 21 years. Their family, which includes a teen-age daughter and son and Jackson's mother, lives in Allview.

Pub Date: 3/22/98

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