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Tyrone L. Brooks, Sr

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View of Tyrone L. Brooks, Sr., communications director for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, in his office 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 101.016.003Local identification number: ahc101016003.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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Atlanta History Center

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Digital Library of Georgia