Barbara Ann Reynolds (born August 17, 1942) is an African-American journalist and author of a notable biography of Jesse Jackson, Jesse Jackson, the Man, the Myth, and the Movement. She has written for Cleveland Press, Ebony magazine, Chicago Today, and the Chicago Tribune. While at the Tribune she covered Jesse Jackson, with whom she at first had a close friendship. Later her relationship with Jackson took a more journalistic and professional tone, and she published the controversial and sometimes critical biography, which she later revisited as Jesse Jackson, America's David. In 2005, she published an autobiography, Out of Hell and Living Well.
Along with writing about social issues that interest her, Reynolds currently serves as a Pentecostal minister in Washington, D.C..
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