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This is a 1987 photo of Columbia CORE member Hilton Clark (sitting, Black male, dark suit, glasses) as a NYC city councilman. Sitting next to him is city councilman Rev. Wendell Foster (New York CORE) on his right and Mayor Ed Koch on his left.…

This is an audio file of Malcolm X speaking about Bronx CORE’s demonstrations against the White Castle restaurant on Boston Road and Allerton avenue in July of 1963. He also references other CORE demonstrations. This was discovered by chance on…

This is a 1968 photo of Herman Ferguson. He was the education chairman of South Jamaica CORE (SJ CORE) but was not a member of CORE. His career as an activist, however, began with other members of CORE in Queens.

An assistant principal at PS 40…

This is a film clip of 7 Arts CORE chairman Frances Foster taken from Spike Lee's film "Malcolm X".
She was also featured in Spike Lee's film "Crooklyn".

This is a film clip of James Farmer debating Malcolm X on the PBS program 'Open Mind' first broadcast June 12, 1963.
Please be patient as this is slow to stream and is a large clip.
to see the whole program:…

This is the second film clip of James Farmer debating Malcolm X on the PBS program 'Open Mind' first broadcast June 12, 1963.
Please be patient as this is slow to stream and is a large clip.
to see the whole program:…

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…

These are newspaper articles by East River CORE member Marlene Nadle. Originally a school teacher from Buffalo, Nadle was also one of the Harlem CORE who left to start East River CORE.
A regular columnist for the Village Voice at the time, she has…

This is a photo of Malcolm X at Brooklyn CORE's 1963 SUNY Downstate Medical demonstration. In the left hand side of the photo can be seen a member of Brooklyn CORE wearing a CORE hat.

This is a short film clip of Malcolm X speaking in favor of the Stall-In initiated by Brooklyn, Bronx and Harlem CORE. He is interviewed by NBC News.