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This is an May 5, 1974 WNYC radio interview of Blyden Jackson as the author of ‘Operation Burning Candle’.

This is a 2010 photo of Brooklyn CORE member Jitu Weusi at his office in Brooklyn. Besides the work he does organizing the annual African Street Festival and Kwannzaa celebrations (both legacies of his work with The East), he is the Executive…

This is a September 20, 1962 article by Bob Gore from the national CORE office on the debate between Bayard Rustin and Malcolm X at the Community Church in Manhattan earlier that month.

Gore served as associate community relations director…

This is an explosive article which places undercover NYPD police officer Ray Wood at the assassination of Malcolm X. It also suggests an answer to one of the great mysteries surrounding the event - the identity of the second man who was arrested at…

In the mid-60's, New York CORE member Susan Brownmiller was a regular columnist for the Village Voice. She covered the case of Ray Wood, aka 'Ray Woodall' who had successfully infiltrated both Bronx CORE and Harlem CORE. The article is in regards to…

This is the audio of Bayard Rustin debating Malcolm X in November of 1960 on WBAI radio in New York City.

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This is audio of Bayard Rustin debating Malcolm X at the Community Church in Manhattan on January 23, 1962. It is the entire debate.

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This is the cover to the Nov. 20, 1970 issue of Black News done by Brooklyn CORE member Jim 'Seitu' Dyson. The illustration is of Angela Davis of the Black Panther Party.

Seitu was the graphic artist for the Black News, the EAST's regular…

This is the cover to the April 10, 1970 issue of Black News done by Brooklyn CORE member Jim 'Seitu' Dyson. The illustration depicts the growing narcotics problem in the Black community at the time.

Seitu was the graphic artist for the Black…

This is one of the cover illustrations for Operation Burning Candle, a novel written by East River CORE member Blyden Jackson.

In the 1973 novel originally published by Third Press, a black Vietnam Vet organizes other such vets into an…