Jesse Jackson Sr. on the Northern Civil Rights Movement

Rev. Jesse Jackson (at podium), Arthur M. Brazier (seated, 2nd to the left). “When I came to Chicago in 1964, Saul Alinsky was organizing the Woodlawn community, to stop the encroachment of the University and taking people’s property. Bishop Brazier was leading that fight and I was working the next year as an organizer for […]

David Byrd speaks on the Northern Civil Rights Movement

In part three of our video series on the Northern Civil Rights Movement, I. David Byrd, COO of the Arthur M. Brazier Foundation, continue with a closer look at Bishop Brazier and some of the values he encouraged, along with the courage exhibited in the face of the systematic racism faced by Northern blacks. “For every man, there is a […]