Dr. Albert Paul Brinson

COAHR, 1960-61, Georgia
4266 Holliday Road
College Park, GA 30349
Phone: 770-774-2268

It was my privilege to be one of the original organizers of the Atlanta Student Movement (The Appeal For Human Rights Committee), shared in the writing the Published Document of March, 1960. My face appeared on the front page of The Atlanta Journal, the day of the first Student Sit-Ins and arrests of March 9th, 1960.

Became chairperson for the Appeal For Human Rights Committee on Communications. Horace Julian Bomd and Norma J. Wilson were the other members of the committee.

Participated in Birmingham Demonstrations of 1963, The March On Washington, 1963 and The Selma to Montgomery March.

Licensed to Christian Ministry by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta, on August 4, 1963.

Ordained at Ebenezer By Co-Pastors, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. & Sr. on January 17, 1965. Worked as their Assistant from 1963 to 1967.

In 1994, I had the privilege of working with The South African Baptist Convention and Non-Governmental Organization in preparation for the First Free and Open Elections which resulted in the Election of President Nelson Mandela.

As Retired Associate General Secretary For American Baptist Churches USA, I continue to travel and speak as a "Living Source" on the Life and Ministry of Dr. M. L. King, Jr. and the Human Rights Movement.


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