Gregory Johnson, Esq.

About the Author Gregory Johnson, Esq.

Gregory Johnson is a civil rights and education attorney. He works with Southern Echo, Inc. to develop and advocate for progressive public policy in the areas of public education reform, census and redistricting, and voting rights. He has previously served as the Federal Field Organizer with the Campaign for Youth Justice, a model code consultant with the Dignity in Schools Campaign, as well as worked the the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and the Advancement Project on civil rights issues.
Gregory is a 2004 graduate (B.A. English) of Tougaloo College, a private historically black college in Mississippi, and a graduate (Juris Doctor) of the George Washington University Law School. He has studied critical race theory at the University of Capetown, South Africa and in several indigenous parts of Brazil. He is a former Mellon Fellow and writes often on public education reform and civil rights. Mr. Johnson is African American.