Multi-cause activist, journalist, and videographer who became known for his human rights and environmental work.
He graduated from Allegheny College, and later studied at Naropa University's Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics.
He was shot and killed by a pro-government paramilitary group while documenting a labor strike in Oaxaca, Mexico.
He was raised by an affluent family in the town of Kenilworth, Illinois.
Songwriter David Rovics dedicated his song "Brad" to him.