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Rev. Nelson N. Johnson

Executive Director

Beloved Community Center

Direct Phone: (336) ***-****       

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Beloved Community Center

417 Arlington Street

Greensboro, North Carolina 27406

United States

Company Description

Beloved Community Center is dedicated to improving the lives of communities. Our commitment to all aspects of the community is second to none. From student groups (political, cultural, economic, educational, etc.), to community groups, community gardens, ... more

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Background Information



World Board

Advisory Board Member
Women's Ordination Conference

Board Member

Board Member


Board Member
Leadership Learning Community

Member of the National Policy Review Board

Board Member
Sit-in Movement Inc

Greensboro Truth


The Defense Credit Union

Community Faith Church

Southern Coalition for Social Justice

Board Member
National Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice

Board Member
Greensboro Justice Fund

Communist Worker's Party


Bennett College

Liberty University

B.S. degree

political science


B.S. degree

political science


Master of Divinity Degree

School of Theology at Virginia Union University

baccalaureate degree

political science

North Carolina A&T State University

master of divinity

School of Theology

master's degree

Virginia Union School of Theology


Theological Studies

Louisiana Baptist University

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REV. NELSON JOHNSON is founder of the Beloved Community Center in Greensboro, NC and a longtime advocate for poor people. He led the 1979 anti-Klan march in which neo-Nazis and Klan members, with police collusion, murdered 5 protesters on November 3, 1979. He has been a leader in the Greensboro Truth and Community Reconciliation process, designed to seek truth and reconciliation around those events.

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Rev. Nelson Johnson was born in Littleton, N.C. on the family farm, and is currently the pastor of Faith Community Church. Prior to attending N.C. A&T, he spent four years in the Air Force. He has an extensive history as a visionary and community organizer for racial and economic justice both locally and nationally. Among other roles he serves as executive director of the Beloved Community Center of Greensboro, as the national chair of Interfaith Worker Justice as a member of the National Policy Review Board for the labor union UNITE-HERE. Wounded on November 3, 1979, Johnson and his wife, Joyce, have two adult daughters and three granddaughters.

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This conversation includes Rev. Dr. William Barber II of the North Carolina NAACP; Scott Douglas of Birmingham Greater Ministries in Alabama; Juan Leyton of Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts; Burt Lauderdale of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth; Joyce and Nelson Johnson of the Beloved Community Center of Greensboro, Carolina; and Derrick Johnson, President of the Mississippi NAACP.

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Rev. Nelson Johnson, Beloved Community Center (Greensboro, NC)

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