The Brothers’ Legacy: SNUG

A number of men from Albany’s downtown neighbors formed The Brothers in the mid-1960s when they saw that a slew of new building projects were not hiring black workers from the community. The organization preceded the similar Black Panthers’ founding in Oakland, and achieved a vast amount of radical change during their eight years in existence. In a recent discussion, community members discussed The Brothers’ legacy, including the many ways in which their efforts are being mirrored, to match current problems, by SNUG Outreach 518.

Alexis Goldsmith

Alexis Goldsmith

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