Address. 128 West Broad Street
Jasper, Texas 75951
To provide public enlightenment and education in matters regarding cultural diversity and historical research
To construct, preserve, maintain and operate a facility in Jasper, Texas, as a center for encouragement and advancement of racial healing through education
To heightened awareness to the consequences of racial hatred and hopefully reduce the number of racially motivated crimes
The Byrd Foundation and the Byrd Family are determined to fight racially motivated hatred through Education
James Byrd Sr. (father), Stella Byrd (mother) Sefronia Thompson, Gov. Rick Perry signing of the Hate Crime Bill.
Clara Taylor (sister), Louvon Harris (sister), Tiffany Taylor (niece) speaking after the execution of Russel Brewer.
Renee Byrd (daughter) Darrell Verrett (nephew) Bill Clinton comforting and supporting the family.
Ross Byrd (son) Jamie Byrd (daughter) speaking about their father's tragedy.
President Obama announces the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crime Prevention Act in 2009.