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Arthur M. Brazier

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. Reverend Brazier served as pastor of the Universal Church of Christ, before merging with ACOG. 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]

Arthur M. Brazier
Arthur Monroe Brazier

(1921-07-22)July 22, 1921
DiedOctober 22, 2010(2010-10-22) (aged 89)
Nationality United States
Life Coach
Years active1960–2010
SuccessorDr. Byron T Brazier
Spouse(s)Isabelle Brazier
WebsiteSaving Grace Ministries


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 deathEdit

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 Archived 2010-10-25 at the Wayback Machine. The Chicago Tribune. Retrieved on 2010-10-22

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