Dr. Benjamin Hooks Laid to Rest

detroit says goodbye to benjamin hooks Dr. Benjamin Hooks Laid to Rest

Thousands of people from around the country remembered the life of Dr. Benjamin Hooks at his funeral in Memphis, Tennessee on Wednesday. The crowd  included U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, and Benjamin Jealous, president and CEO of the national NAACP who called Dr. Hooks the godfather of the NAACP and the civil rights movement.

Here is just a small sample of the funeral service.

Dr. Benjamin Hooks funeral

  • Renee

    God must want his “H” Angels; Height, Hooks and my mom Hughes… all are civil rights pioneers within their right. All rest in His Arms!

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