4/4 2018

John Brown Day 2018

2024-04-17T14:52:18+00:00April 4, 2018|

To listen and learn, to speak with courage, and to acknowledge that our nation’s history is still evident in today’s headlines — that’s what the spirit of John Brown means to me.

5/11 2017

The spirit of John Brown lives

2024-04-17T14:52:18+00:00May 11, 2017|

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines violence as the use of force so as to injure, abuse, damage or destroy. We tend to think of the use of physical force, but there is a multitude of ways of inflicting violence.

5/10 2016

Actors, activists honored on John Brown Day

2024-04-17T14:52:18+00:00May 10, 2016|

Actor and activist Danny Glover, Albany civil rights leader Alice Green and youth advocate Brother Yusuf Abdul-Wasi Burgess were honored with the first Spirit of John Brown Freedom Awards at a ceremony Saturday, May 7.

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