Bearing the Burden of Racial Intolerance

Rev. Amos Brown

Civil rights activist the Rev. Amos Brown grew up in the historic African American district of Jackson, Miss. Brown reflects on a lifetime of bearing the burdens of African Americans – including the deaths of Emmett Till and the Rev. George Washington Lee. The impact of those deaths led him to organize the youth council of the NAACP, and later become the President of San Francisco NAACP.

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