Ex-Activist Begins Anti-Violence Walk From Atlanta To Chicago

Jedidiah Brown left Chicago in 2019 to focus on his mental health. Now, he’s walking home from Atlanta to fight gun violence and poverty.

Ex-Activist Begins Anti-Violence Walk From Atlanta To Chicago
Longtime activist Jedidiah Brown in front of the Atlanta home where Martin Luther King Jr. was born and lived the first 12 years of his life. Courtesy of Jedidiah Brown
Ex-Activist Begins Anti-Violence Walk From Atlanta To Chicago
Longtime activist Jedidiah Brown in front of the Atlanta home where Martin Luther King Jr. was born and lived the first 12 years of his life. Courtesy of Jedidiah Brown

Ex-Activist Begins Anti-Violence Walk From Atlanta To Chicago

Jedidiah Brown left Chicago in 2019 to focus on his mental health. Now, he’s walking home from Atlanta to fight gun violence and poverty.

Longtime activist and former Chicago aldermanic candidate Jedidiah Brown left Chicago in 2019 to focus on his mental health and build a new life in Atlanta. Now, he’s walking home, starting from the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr., to highlight the need to reduce gun violence and poverty in Chicago.

Reset checks in with Brown two days into a 700-mile, 1.5-million step journey that is expected to take him two to three months to complete.

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