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This is a 1976 photo of 7 Arts CORE members Valerie Harper and Jack Gilford. It is a publicity still from Harper's television series 'Rhoda' in which she starred as the lead character.

Harper wasn't just an active member, she was an officer in…

This is a 1964 photo of Brooklyn CORE member Vivian Casey with Rev. Milton Galamison, leader of the 1964 City Wide School Boycott. Casey was assigned by Brooklyn CORE to be a secretary for Rev. Galamison in his role as the chairman of the Citywide…

This is a 1996 photo of Vivian Manning Fox, formerly Vivian Casey of Brooklyn CORE. After leaving Brooklyn CORE, she became an associate director for the African American Institute and then executive director of the YWCA of the City of New York. …

This is a 1969 photo of Westbury CORE chairman Harold Russell (left) and vice chairman James Sobers (right). In the photo they are announcing their quitting their posts as the heads of the Long Beach NAACP to join CORE. They were given permission to…

This is a photo of CORE's pin from its 1964 World's Fair demonstrations.

This is a 1948 photo of 7 Arts CORE members Yuri (female, center) and Bill (male, right) Kochiyama with their son, Billy.

'The first family of Asian-American activists', Yuri began her activism at Brooklyn CORE’s demonstration at SUNY Downstate…

This is a photo of Yuri Kochiyama, 7 Arts CORE, perhaps the most widely recognized and respected Asian American activist in the history of the United States.

Her activism started as a member of CORE at Brooklyn CORE’s demonstrations at…

This is a photo of 7 Arts CORE member Yuri Kochiyama (left page, glasses, black dress) cradling the head of Malcolm X just after he had been assassinated at the Audubon Ballroom on February 21, 1965.

The photo speaks to just how involved…

This is a collection of photos of and articles on the EAST, the cultural nationalist organization founded by Jitu Weusi (among others). I am including it here for several reasons: - as I have argued previously, the EAST in many ways represents a…


This is a 1963 poster for the Brooklyn College CORE chapter that has been defaced. The word 'negroes' was scratched out and replaced with 'niggers'. It demonstrates that even in the City University of New York which had 'developed a reputation as…