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Barry Bradford – Speaking for a Change



What do you get when you combine
a best selling author, former standup comic and
National Teacher of the Year
with an internationally acclaimed
crusader for justice?

You get Barry Bradford, public speaker and educator from Chicago, who is best known for leading national movements to reopen two cold cases from the Civil Rights Era – including the notorious “Mississippi Burning” case.

Through his commitment to justice and belief in the power of every individual to affect history, Barry brings conviction and passion to his message of leadership and personal empowerment. He inspires audiences to claim their voices and speak up to create a change in the world around them while motivating teams and individuals to accomplish unprecedented results.

Barry has earned national media recognition and has been interviewed by nearly every major media outlets including The Today Show, The New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, ABC, CBS, and NBC Evening News, Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, C-SPAN and more.

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Read the story behind reopening the unresolved murder of three college students who helped black Mississippi residents get the right to vote.

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congressional award given to Barry Bradford by Congressman Kirk


Barry Bradford has received recognition from Presidents from both parties, and other notable persons.

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Barry Bradford has a lively blog on a wide variety of topics.  Won’t you join in the discussions with other readers?

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