Charles Person author biography, plus links to books by Charles Person.

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Charles Person

Charles Person is the only living Freedom Rider who remained with the original Ride from its start in Washington, D.C. to its end in New Orleans. This historic event helped defeat Jim Crow laws in the U.S. A sought-after public speaker, Charles maintains active contacts with schools, museums and the activist community.

Richard Rooker is an English and history educator, writing coach, and longtime personal friend of Charles Person. He is an active board member of the Indiana Historical Society.

This biography was last updated on 04/27/2021.

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