Rev. Dr. Herbert D. Daughtry Sr., Founder and Chair Emeritus
The Reverend Dr. Herbert Daughtry hails from a family which has produced five generations of Black church leaders.Born in Savannah, Georgia, and raised on the streets of Brooklyn, New York and Jersey City, New Jersey, Reverend Daughtry
has risen to positions of national and international prominence.
urrently National Presiding Minister of The House of the Lord Churches, he has previously served as Chairman of the National Black United Front, and Founder and President of the African People's Christian Organization.
ore than 50 years of involvement in church and community service has earned him the title, "The People's
long career of activism began with the civil rights struggles in the 1950s, working in collaboration with Brooklyn CORE and Operation Breadbasket, and continuing with his
participation in the fight for community control of schools in the late 1960s.
In 1976, as a result of the killing of 15-year-old Randolph Evans by a New York City police officer, Reverend Daughtry became a major force in organizing the Coalition of Concerned Leaders and Citizens to Save Our Youth.