This is an August 1964 photo of members of the Society for the Prevention of Niggers Getting Everything, (SPONGE), an organization of young Whites specifically formed as a reaction to CORE. In the photo, they are counter demonstrating against Long…
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…
This is a July 22, 1966 photo of CORE's National Director Floyd McKissick. In the photo he is holding a sign saying 'Black Power' while standing in front of the Apollo theater on 125th street in Harlem.
This is a 1965 photo of Dr. Martin Luther King with a group of Long Island CORE members. He is addressing a rally in the Lakeview area of Long Island.
The members of Long Island CORE are unidentified at this time.
This is a photo of East River CORE member Wallace Murphy (Black, glasses, left) at a Harlem demonstration. He is the brother of Harlem CORE member Velma Hill.
The other men in the photo are unidentified.
This is a 2009 photo of the Reverend Wendell Foster taken at the Christ Church in the Bronx. He has been a pastor there for 42 years.
"In 1978, he became the first black elected city official in the Bronx, where he served for 24 years as a…
This is a April 22, 1964 photo of James farmer being arrested inside the World's Fair. The photo illustrates CORE's take on passive resistance. Farmer is seen here practicing the CORE technique of 'going limp' when arrested.