Mr. Vernon Sukumu was in the USN during the early stages of integration in the military in the 50s. During this time he was given very limited career choices. when he got out of the USN he went to college and began his civil rights activism.
He was the founder and former Executive Director of The Black Federation an umbrella group for all the other African American civil rights groups to come together share strategies and assist each other. J Edgar Hoover kept a file on him just because he was a social justice activist.
Vernon's perspective on bullying, domestic abuse, and equality for all are also shared in this video. He is insightful and a true icon in the social justice movements within society. We are both amazed and humbled by his accomplishments.