Oral History

Brenda Jackson - On family, church, and community

Interviewed by Haley Koch on October 17, 2007

History of family at St. Joseph; Mr. Henry Baldwin donating to church; changes in church; fast pace nature of new generation; church’s role in community and individual’s role in church; meaning and power of singing and why singing is such a big part of St. Joseph; feeling of gratitude among congregation at St. Joseph; youth in the Northside community going down wrong path in life due to upbringing and circumstance; how to get youth involved in the church and the community; Reverend Harrison and Mitch at St. Joseph; reflections on mother and Ms. Jackson’s motivations for going to church; going to school for coding medical terminology; feeling associated with being interviewed.

Brenda Jackson - On family, church, and community


Oral history interview of Jackson, Brenda conducted by Koch, Haley on October 17, 2007 at Home of Haley Koch. Processed by Verma, Nisha.

Citation: Marian Cheek Jackson Center, “Brenda Jackson - On family, church, and community,” From the Rock Wall, accessed July 21, 2024, https://fromtherockwall.org/oral-histories/brenda-jackson-2.

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