Bob Zellner

Bob Zellner is an influential leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is the son and grandson of Ku Klux Klan members, but has risked his life in the fight to achieve The Second Emancipation. Bob was an organizer of the Freedom Rides of 1961 and the first white southerner to serve as Field Secretary for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. He has worked alongside Martin Luther King, Jr., John Lewis, Rosa Parks and many other civil rights leaders. 

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Bob Zellner

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Dr. King Helps Zellner Escape

by Bob Zellner

Bob Zellner is curious about a movement rising in Montgomery, Alabama in the early 1960's. 

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