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Tyrone L. Brooks, Sr

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View of Tyrone L. Brooks, Sr., the communications director for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, being interviewed by reporters at the tomb of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Atlanta, Georgia.Tyrone L. Brooks, Sr. (1945-) is a civil rights activist who began working for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) as a volunteer at the age of fifteen. He became a full-time staff member to the organization in 1967 and later became its Communications Director. In 1980, Brooks was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives and continues to serve as a Georgia legislator, representing District 63, which encompasses parts of Douglas and Fulton Counties. Brooks is President of the Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials and is a member of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus.Local identification number: VIS 101.015.002Local identification number: ahc101015002.jpgBoyd Lewis Photographs, Atlanta History Center
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35 Mm Black And White Negative
Created Date:
1970/1980
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Cite as: MSS 602, Boyd Lewis Papers, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center
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DPLA: Include in Digital Public Library of America

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Atlanta History Center

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Digital Library of Georgia