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About the Author
Because of his innovative community organizing work in Southwest Georgia, the Mississippi Delta and Philadelphia, PA, from the 1960s to the present, John was chosen to be videographed for the joint Civil Rights History Project of the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution. His 2½ hour interview has been archived at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC and at the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.
His experience and background include: civil rights voter registration work in Southwest Georgia and the Mississippi Delta in the early 1960s; creating and head-mastering an independent school for African American inner-city youth from the early 1960s until the late 1970s; functioning as the director of a national criminal justice program and fundraiser for an international charitable organization from the late 1970s to the early 1980s; developing a financial services, insurance and securities brokerage firm and Registered Investment Advisory service from the early to late-1980s; serving as a farm-workers' rights, criminal defense, Elderlaw, estate planning and corporate affairs attorney from the 1990s; functioning as an environmental and social justice advocate and leadership/organizational development and strategic planning consultant since 2004; Founder and Senior Pastor of Liberation Fellowship Church of Jesus from 2005-2013; and Executive Director of G'Town Restoration Corporation from 2014-2016.
John received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Services Administration from Antioch University and his law degree from Rutgers School of Law. He received his theological training at Lutheran Theological Seminary and earned his Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Canterbury University.