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This is a photo of Yaphet Kotto who was Bronx CORE's vice chairman from 1963-64. Kotto has since become a well known and respected movie and television actor. This photo is a publicity still from his role in the 1973 James Bond film, 'Live and Let…

This is a photo of Bronx CORE member Judith Jones, a former chairman of the chapter's of the division.
In 1981, she unsuccessfully ran for Mayor of New York City on the Free Libertarian Party ticket, the New York affiliate of the Libertarian…

This is a night time photo of CORE member Ed Lewinson (front, White male with dog) and Yaphet Kotto (front, Black male, white shirt, tie), at Bronx CORE's White Castle demonstration, July 11, 1963.

At the time, Lewinson was a member of Brooklyn…

This is a day photo of Bronx CORE's White Castle demonstration on July 13, 1963.

Police officers stand between the demonstrators and the White Castle restaurant due to outbreaks of violence that had taken place previously over the course of the…

This is a photo of CORE members sitting in at the White Castle restaurant Bronx CORE used as a demonstration site to protest against the chain's lack of Black and Puerto Rican employees.

The CORE members here are currently unidentified. However,…

This is a photo of CORE members sitting in at the White Castle restaurant Bronx CORE used as a demonstration site to protest against the chain's lack of Black and Puerto Rican employees.

The CORE members here are currently unidentified. The tall…

This is a July 9,1963 photo of Bronx CORE's White Castle demonstration. Inside the restaurant are White counter protesters clearly holding the Confederate flag. Also known as a 'rebel flag', it was the flag of southern secessionists during the Civil…

This is a photo of counter protesters at Bronx CORE's White Castle demonstration.

The hat being placed on the baby is embroidered with a confederate flag, a white supremacist symbol. The hat itself appears to be that of a confederate soldier from…

This is a July 7, 1963 night time photo of Bronx CORE's White Castle demonstration.

By the time this photo was taken, several 'scuffles' had already taken place. The crowd of spectators and counter protesters had grown to more than a thousand.

This is a photo of unidentified CORE members sitting at Bronx CORE's White Castle demonstration. The diner was located on Boston Road and Matthews Ave., in the Bronx. Bronx CORE started the campaign to convince White Castle to hire Black and Puerto…