Interview with Tyrone Brooks, September 2, 2009

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Tyrone L. Brooks was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1980. He has sat on numerous committees, including Economic Development and Tourism, Governmental Affairs and Retirement, and Appropriations. Brooks has served as president of the Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials, and is a member of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus. Brooks discusses his activities as a civil rights activist, his time in the legislature, and his work with the SCLC.






Tyrone Brooks and Bob Short, “Interview with Tyrone Brooks, September 2, 2009,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 29, 2020,