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This is a poster national CORE used to promote its demonstration at the opening day of the 1964 World's Fair.

This is a rally poster for CORE members Schwerner, Chaney, Goodman, the three field workers murdered in Philadelphia, Mississippi, by the Ku Klux Klan because of their civil rights work.

James Chaney was a local Mississippi CORE member. Mickey…

This is a of still image of 7 Arts CORE member John Randolph from the film, 'Seconds'.
Randolph, like Jack Gilford and Madeline Lee of 7 Arts CORE, was blacklisted in the 1950's after appearing before the House of Un-American Activities…

This is the cover to the January 5, 1976 edition of Time magazine. Susan Brownmiller (in the pink turtleneck) is featured on the cover as part of the lead story, 'Women of the Year'. She was being recognized for her writings on radical feminism -…

In 1967, undercover police officer Ray Wood (aka Ray Woodall) testified during congressional hearings before the Committee on Un-American Activities. As part of an investigation into 'subversive influences in riots, looting and burning', he gave…

This is a video clip of James Farmer interviewed years later by the host of Open Mind about the original panel discussion. Farmer comments on how the movement eventually became a mix of the philosophies of civil rights groups and Malcolm X.
He also…

This is a video clip of a 2007 NY1 news story on the controversy which surrounded the naming of a street after Brooklyn CORE chairman Sonny Carson in Bedford Stuyvesant.

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A short video clip of Susan Brownmiller, instructor in the Gallatin Program at NYU. As a member of New York CORE, she led one of the first picket lines in the campaign against Woolworth's in 1960.
I use her here as an example of what CORE…

This is the 1963 yearbook photo for CCNY CORE chairman and Freedom Rider Terry Perlman. She graduated with a B.A. from City College (City University of New York) and subsequently joined Harlem CORE when it was still known as New York CORE. The…