Posts Tagged ‘Charlie Cobb’

March 9: “Our Stories, Your Legacy: A Dialogue with SNCC Veterans” Event

March 9: "Our Stories, Your Legacy: A Dialogue with SNCC Veterans" Event

The SNCC Digital Gateway at Duke University is hosting “Our Stories, Your Legacy,” a conversation with three veterans of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) who will discuss their work as activists and reflect on how telling the story of the civil rights movement has evolved over time. Charlie Cobb (journalist), Judy Richardson (filmmaker), and Maria Varela (photographer) will […]


A Conversation With Sonja Williams and Charlie Cobb on “Word Warrior” Richard Durham, September 29

A Conversation With Sonja Williams and Charlie Cobb on "Word Warrior" Richard Durham, September 29

Duke University’s Forum for Scholars and Publics will host a lunch conversation with Howard University professor, scholar, and author Sonja Williams alongside SNCC veteran and Duke University SNCC Visiting Activist-Scholar Charlie Cobb.  The conversation will center around pioneering African American radio journalist Richard Durham, the subject of Williams’ new book, Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom. Hear an example of Durham’s radio work […]


“One Person, One Vote”: New Website Celebrates the Grassroots Legacy of SNCC

"One Person, One Vote": New Website Celebrates the Grassroots Legacy of SNCC

Before the beatings on the bridge in Selma, before the Voting Rights Act of 1965, young people in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) united with local communities in the Deep South to build a grassroots movement for change. A new multimedia website from the SNCC Legacy Project and Duke University—One Person, One Vote: The Legacy […]


March 4: “The Activist’s Playbook” Panel and Launch Celebration for the “One Person, One Vote” Website

March 4: "The Activist's Playbook" Panel and Launch Celebration for the "One Person, One Vote" Website

An event at the Durham County Public Library commemorates next month’s 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday in Selma, Alabama; presents a panel discussion, “The Activist’s Playbook: From SNCC to Selma to the New Civil Rights Movement”; and celebrates the launch of a new multimedia website from the SNCC Legacy Project and Duke University—One Person, One […]