In UpFront's "Headliner" segment, Mehdi Hasan challenges key global, political and cultural figures about crucial issues facing the globe.

The killing of innocent people is in fact terrorism or execution, however you want to put it, it's very wrong and it's very prevalent.

Jesse Jackson, civil rights activist

In this web extra of the headliner segment, leading civil rights leader Reverend Jesse Jackson discusses the issue of race and justice in the US.

According to Jackson, the potential for racial equality in the US "depends upon the mental health of white people."

Jackson also explains why he believes that "there is a leadership void in white America."

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Source: Al Jazeera