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10 months ago
Charles Neblett was born
Charles Neblett, 9 years old, Began his role in the civil rights movement: sitting at white counter outside of Franklin.
Neblett, 14 years old, Depressed by the death of Emmet Till, brutally killed by white attackers.
Saw Martin Luther King on TV, first time knew he was destined to join them.
Charles Neblett attends the desegregated campus at Southern Illinois University
Charles Neblett becomes a part of the movement Cairo in Illinois. In this year he also heard about the SNCC in North-Carolina.
Charles Neblett became a song leader for events. He was a part of the Freedom singers which were formed in 1962.
Writes the song 'If You Miss Me At The Back Of The Bus"
Neblett continues tuning up to turn people on touring with the Freedom Singers for about 12 concerts a year.
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