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Word Warrior: A Conversation About Pioneering African American Radio Journalist Richard Durham

with Sonja Williams and Charles E. Cobb
September 29th, 2015
1:00 PM

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Forum for Scholars and Publics

Old Chemistry Building 011

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

Noon-1:15

Lunch served, beginning at 11:45.

A conversation about pioneering African American radio journalist Richard Durham, with scholar, author, and radio producer Sonja D. Williams of Howard University, hosted by civil rights leader Charles E. ("Charlie") Cobb.

Williams has compiled a list of resources related to Richard Durham here.

Hear an example of Durham's radio work on Destination Freedom: "Little David" (about Joe Louis).

This event is co-sponsored by Duke University's Forum for Scholars and Publics, Center for Documentary Studies, Department for African & African American Studies, and DeWitt Wallace Center for Media & Democracy.

Sonja Williams

Howard University
Sonja D. Williams [1] is a professor in the Department of Media, Journalism, and Film at Howard University and the winner of three George Foster Peabody Awards as a radio producer. Her credits include the radio series /Wade in the Water: African American Sacred Music Traditions/ ...
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Charles E. "Charlie" Cobb

Charles E. "Charlie" Cobb, Jr. is a journalist, author, and veteran of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Currently he is a senior analyst at allAfrica.com [1] and author of the recent book, /This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil ...
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