Charles E. Cobb

Charles E. Cobb

Charles E. Cobb, Jr. originated the “Freedom School” proposal that became a crucial part of the 1964 Mississippi Summer Project. A founding member of the National Association of Black Journalists, Cobb has reported for WHUR Radio in Washington, D.C.; NPR; PBS’s Frontline; and National Geographic. Cobb is a senior writer for AllAfrica.com.

Charles E. Cobb appears in

  • On the Road to Freedom cover World Footprints will travel along The Road To Freedom with author and former civil rights activist Charlie Cobb as he introduces us to the places of the movement and the personalities who made those places historically relevant. His book titled " On the Road to Freedom " gives a guided tour of the Civil Rights Trail. Then meet fellow travelers Scott Hartblay and Christine Bischoff as they recount their independent journeys along the civil rights trail through Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana.  This show won a GOLD AWARD for best travel broadcast from the North American Travel Journalist Association. The Road To Freedom is an in-depth look at the civil rights movement goes to the places where pioneers of the movement marched, sat-in at lunch counters, gathered in churches; where they spoke, taught, and organized; where they were arrested, where they lost their lives, and [...]