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  • Collection: Brooklyn CORE

the east front mural
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 the photo used for the New York Times obituary of Brooklyn CORE chairman Major Owens who died on October 21, 2013. The photo is notable because in it he is speaking at an NAACP event.

The fact that Congressman Major Owens was ever a…

This is a photo of Al Shanker (White, glasses, coat and tie, center bottom, hand raised) with Bayard Rustin (Black, center bottom). The photo speaks to not just his role as the president of the United Federation of Teachers (UFT)
but the fact…

eleanor stein book
This is the cover illustration for 'The Bust Book' written by Brooklyn SCORE chairman Eleanor Stein with other members of the Weather Underground. Stein is listed in the credits as Eleanor Raskin, her first married name.

Although a student at…

eleanor stein pic.tiff
This is a photo of founding member and Brooklyn SCORE chairman Eleanor Stein. In the photo, she is a law student at Columbia University in the late 1960's.

An Erasmus High School student when he helped found the student chapter of Brooklyn…

sc photo 7--.jpg
This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE chairman Sonny Carson. It is a publicity still from his 1974 movie, "The Education of Sonny Carson".

Born Robert Carson, he changed his name to Mwlina Imiri Abubadika in the early 1970's. It was given to him…

ali lamont jr. pic.tiff
This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE chairman Ali Lamont, Jr. According to the article the photo was taken from he was 29 years old at the time.

Originally a member of the Nation of Islam, he became of member of Brooklyn CORE out of his…

BK CORE office pic.tiff
This is a photo of the Brooklyn CORE store front office.

This is the cover to Dr. Brian Purnell's, 'Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings:The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn (Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century)'.

The name of the boy in the photo is…
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