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Corey Brooks

Slain 6-Month-Old's Funeral Draws A Large Crowd

Posted 03.19.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Hundreds gathered at a Chicago church Tuesday morning as 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins was laid to rest one week after she was fatally ...

'Rooftop' Pastor Makes A Chicago Pit Stop Amid Cross-Country Trek

Posted 07.15.2012 | Chicago

The Rev. Corey Brooks, known as the "rooftop pastor," is taking a pit stop in Chicago in the midst of his cross-country walk, an effort to raise funds...

WATCH: Pastor On The Roof's Mission Accomplished

Posted 03.27.2012 | Chicago

After months of camping on the rooftop of a motel adjacent to his church, Rev. Corey Brooks has accomplished his mission, and will see the crime-ridde...

Tyler Perry Donates $98,000 To End Rooftop Pastor's Anti-Violence Occupation

Posted 02.24.2012 | Chicago

While promoting his new film, "Good Deeds," actor, director and producer Tyler Perry did one of his own, donating the $98,000 to a pastor who has spen...

One City, Two Different Worlds

Matt Farmer | Posted 04.02.2012 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

Just ten miles and one world away from City Hall, Pastor Corey Brooks was spending his 43rd day in a tent atop the Super Motel thinking about how unbelievable it is that he keeps burying kids who never get a chance to grow up.

Pastor Occupies Roof in Chicago Protesting Violence

Hermene Hartman | Posted 01.29.2012 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

This year Pastor Corey Brooks has buried ten young black men under the age of 25. He is sick and tired of the violence in the black community and has declared enough.