Arthur M. Brazier

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Arthur M. Brazier
Born Arthur Monroe Brazier
(1921-07-22)July 22, 1921
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died October 22, 2010(2010-10-22) (aged 89)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Nationality  United States
Occupation Minister
Life Coach
Years active 1960–2010
Successor Dr. Byron T Brazier
Spouse(s) Isabelle Brazier
Saving Grace Ministries

The Rev. Dr. Arthur M. Brazier (July 22, 1921 – October 22, 2010) was an American activist, author and pastor emeritus of the Apostolic Church of God in Chicago, Illinois. He was also a bishop, prominent civic leader and founder of The Woodlawn Organization, which was influential in Chicago's civil rights movement in the 1960s.[1]


Brazier was a central figure was a preacher and real estate developer. He also marched alongside Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to protest racial segregation.[2]

Retirement and death[edit]

On October 22, 2010, Brazier died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, after a five-year battle with prostate cancer .[3]


  1. ^ Bishop Arthur M. Brazier. The History Makers. Retrieved on 2010-10-18
  2. ^ Pentecostal Bishop Arthur Brazier dies at 89. Chicago Breaking News. Retrieved on 2010-10-22
  3. ^ Activist, preacher Arthur Brazier dead at 89. The Chicago Tribune. Retrieved on 2010-10-22

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