Bryan Stevenson

Lawyer and Social Justice Activist Bryan Stevenson
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Profession: Lawyer and Social Justice Activist

United States of America

Biography: Founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, Stevenson is best known for his work on challenging bias against minorities and poor people in the criminal justice system.

Stevenson has assisted in securing relief for dozens of condemned prisoners and developed community-based reforms to improve the administration of criminal justice.

His organization’s 2015 report on lynchings of African Americans in the Jim Crow South also documented at least 700 previously unknown victims.

Born: November 14, 1959
Birthplace: Milton, Delaware, USA
Age: 63 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio