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Reverend Jesse Jackson Honors Bishop H.H. Brookins

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Funeral service will be held tomorrow for Bishop H.H. Brookins of the first AME Church.

Bishop Brookins was 86 years old…he died after a long illness.

He marched with Doctor Martin Luther King during the civil-rights movement of the 1950's and 60's.

He was a friend and mentor to many prominent African Americans...including former Los Angeles mayor Tom Bradley...

And the Reverend Jesse Jackson…here they are in 1972.

Reverend Jackson was with us in the studio…

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