Hope, Julius C. (Julius Caesar), 1932-
Julius Caesar Hope was an African American Baptist minister and civil rights leader in Brunswick and Macon, Georgia in the 1960s and 1970s. In 1975, he ran for mayor of Macon. He was elected president of the Georgia State Conference of the NAACP at the meeting held in Brunswick in 1966 and served until his appointment as director of religious affairs for the national NAACP in 1978.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection (Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of a meeting between the Bibb County Board of Commissioners and members of a special committee of the local branch of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) urging equal employment opportunities for African Americans; also Mayor Ronnie Thompson speaks to a meeting of the Optimists Club, Macon, Georgia, 1971 July 20 (moving images)