Name of Speaker:
Professor Charles E. Cobb
Appalachian State University
April 25, 2016
Charlie Cobb - "This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed"
The presentation explores the complex relationship between the civil right movement's ealy commitment to non-violence and the long tradition of African American armed self-defense against the terror of white supremacy.
A lecture by Charles E. Cobb, Jr., entitled “This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible” at the Plemmons Student Union’s Blue Ridge Ballroom, Room 201 AB. The lecture is free and open to the public.