Brooks, Gary H.
Gary H. Brooks was a student at Millsaps College in 1967 when he participated in a student-led protest march in May 1967 following the police shooting of Benjamin Brown. Following his graduation from Millsaps, Brooks went on to receive a master of arts in Political Science from Tulane University as well as a doctorate in Political Science from the University of Kansas. He is an ordained Presbyterian minister and currently teaches Political Science at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)
- Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission photograph of Gary Brooks, Tom Richards, Sue Barnes [sic], Carolyn Davis, Doug Rogers, Mike Gwinn and Mickey Stevens (left to right) carrying protest signs and marching during a demonstration following the police shooting of Benjamin Brown, Jackson, Mississippi, 1967 May 11 [sic] (Black-and-white photographs)
- Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission photograph of Gary Green, Jr. following his arrest for his participation in a sit-in at Livingston Park in Jackson, Mississippi, 1961 July 6 (Black-and-white photographs)