Robert Singleton is an Associate Professor of Economics at Loyola Marymount University.
University of California, Los Angeles: Ph.D., Economics
Areas of Expertise (3)
Economic Development of Minority Communities
Media Appearances (1)
'Civil Rights Icons' series bring living participants of the movement to Stanford campus
Stanford University News online
Robert and Helen Singleton were a young married couple in 1961 when they organized a contingent of students at UCLA to join the Freedom Rides to the South. They, too, were jailed in Mississippi. "We realized that we were, in a sense, leaving it all up to the youngsters down South to fight this battle if we didn't go and respond, and that was unfair," Robert Singleton, now an economics professor at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, told UCLA magazine in 2011...