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us: Cobb, Charles E., Jr.


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  • Fuller Name

    • Charles Earl
  • Variants

    • us: Cobb, Charlie, 1943-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1943-06-23
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Jacksonville (Fla.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Howard University
        • Organization: (naf) Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Organization: (naf) WHUR (Radio station : Washington, D.C.)
        • Organization: (naf) National Public Radio (U.S.)
        • Organization: (naf) National Geographic Society (U.S.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Poets
          (lcsh) Journalists
            (lcsh) Civil rights workers
        • Use For

        • Sources

          • found: Moses, Robert P. Radical equations, c2001: t.p. (Charles E. Cobb, Jr.)
          • found: Biog. & geneal. master index, Feb. 28, 2006 (Cobb, Charles E(arl) Jr. (1943-))
          • found: Biog. resource center (Contemp. authors), Feb. 28, 2006 (Charles E(arl) Cobb, Jr.; also known as: Charles E. Cobb, Charles Earl Cobb, Jr., Charles E. Cobb, Jr.; b. June 23, 1943, Washington, D.C.; poet, writer; AllAfrica.com, senior diplomatic correspondent)
          • found: Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement website, viewed 5/21/14: (Charlie Cobb; active in the Civil Rights Movement in the South from the 1960s on)
          • found: LC database, May 21, 2014: (hdg. Cobb, Charlie, 1943-)
          • found: This nonviolent stuff'll get you killed, 2014: book jacket flap (former National Geographic magazine staff writer; former field secretary for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; served as visiting professor in Brown University's Department of Africana Studies; lives in Jacksonville, Florida)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed June 13, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Cobb, Charles E., Jr.; poet, civil rights activist, print journalist; born 23 June, 1943 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States; attended Howard University (1961-1962), left for Mississippi to organize black voters; studied journalism at the University without Walls, Howard University (1973-1976); became a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC); wrote poetry about civil rights movement (1967), Vietnam war (1967), African struggles (1971); traveled to Vietnam and Tanzania; worked for the black publisher Drum and Spear Press (1968); worked for the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Africa (1970s); was a Capitol Hill, WHUR radio (1974-1976), and National Public Radio (1977-1979) reporter; freelanced for Black Enterprise magazine, PBS's Frontline, Africa News Service, National Geographic magazine; co-wrote Radical Equations: Civil Rights from Mississippi to the Algebra Project (2001); was a senior writer and diplomatic correspondent for allAfrica.com and a speaker on African journalism, African Diaspora Heritage Trail Conference (2006))
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