Michael Brooks Wiki – Michael Brooks Biography
Michael Brooks (Michael Jamal Brooks) was the host of the Michael Brooks Show, a history driven, politics and entertainment program. He was also the co-host of the award-winning Majority Report. His writing appeared in the Jacobin, Baffler, and Open Democracy. Produced by Matt Lech of the Majority Report and David Slavick of the Lush Left Podcast.
In addition to hosting The Michael Brooks Show, Brooks was also a co-host of The Majority Report With Sam Seder, a position he held since 2013. The Majority Report is a daily political talk show; it lists Brooks as a contributor who has regularly appeared as an analyst on outlets such as SiriusXM, Al Jazeera English, HuffPost Live, and more. He has also written for the Jacobin, Al-Monitor, Al Jazeera, the Washington Post, and Open Democracy.
In July 2017, he announced that he was starting his own show, The Michael Brooks Show, which grew to 130,000 subscribers on YouTube. To date, the show has received over 23 million views on its YouTube account.
His LinkedIn also states that he was the co-host of 2 Dope Boys & a Podcast, which is a twice-weekly podcast highlighting trends and examining the latest in business, culture, technology, and sports. The website for 2 Dope Boys & a Podcast states that Brooks “co-founded an art and performance incubator in Western Massachusetts where he performed stand up and sketch comedy.”
Michael Brooks Age
Michael Brooks’s age is unclear.
Michael Brooks Death
Michael Brooks has died. The Michael Brooks Show confirmed his death on July 20, 2020, in a statement on Twitter. The statement stated: “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the unexpected passing of Michael Brooks: a son, brother, friend, and true comrade to so many, due to a sudden medical condition.
“Michael believed in bringing people together in the struggle for love & justice, fighting for all poor & working people, a struggle that he understood to be global. He knew the only way we could do this was by bringing people together & made his life’s work bringing people from different backgrounds and countries together. We hope you join us in honoring him by continuing that work.
“Michael brought his insight & commitment to building what he called a “global humane project for a new order of things” through many projects including The Michael Brooks Show, The Majority Report, and Jacobin. This year these projects brought Michael to Brazil where he was able to interview Lula Da Silva, a personal hero of his whose causes & fight for freedom were dear to Michael’s heart. In April, Michael was also able to speak to another one of his heroes Dr. Correll West on politics, love, spirituality, & music, capturing his deeply human approach to building a just world.
“It is impossible to capture the impact he had and he will be missed sorely. His family & friends want to ensure this work continues and are preparing plans for the best way to ensure this fight continues.
“His family will release a statement in the near future about plans to keep his work alive by creating a foundation in his honor. While the form it will take is uncertain, Michael’s family desires to keep his work alive and asks all who wish to contribute continue doing so in the usual channels. Now we will honor Micheal by treating all humans with respect and dignity.”
Former Brazilian president Lula da Silva paid tribute to Brooks in a statement on Twitter: “This year I met this young American, a journalist, who turned out to be a friend, who I thought that we would meet again. How is it possible? My heart and prayers go to his family and friends. May his passion for social justice be remembered and inspire people around the world.”
Cause of Death
Michael Brooks’ cause of death was not revealed.
Michael Brooks’s net worth is unclear.