The Black Movement for Democracy in North Philadelphia, WW2-Present

Third-generation Peacetown resident Brother Tommy Joshua Caison introduces us to his research for Chronicling Resistance.

Brother Tommy Joshua Caison (he/him) is a North Philadelphia-born, faith-based community organizer and entrepreneur with deep roots in the U.S. South. His work focuses on land reclamation, local democracy, and the building of new Black communities. He is the founder and Executive Director of the Philly Peace Park and CEO of Green Wall St. LLC, an innovation firm.