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terry ccny.tif
This is the 1963 yearbook photo for CCNY CORE chairman and Freedom Rider Terry Perlman. She graduated with a B.A. from City College (City University of New York) and subsequently joined Harlem CORE when it was still known as New York CORE. The…

brownmiller2.mov
A short video clip of Susan Brownmiller, instructor in the Gallatin Program at NYU. As a member of New York CORE, she led one of the first picket lines in the campaign against Woolworth's in 1960.
I use her here as an example of what CORE…

guilianicore.mov
This is a clip of former New York City mayor Rudy Guiliani's video message to CORE's 25th Anniversary Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award Ceremony.
Again, this is yet another example of the 180 degree turn that CORE has made politically since the days…

Sequence 3.mov
This is a video clip of a 2007 NY1 news story on the controversy which surrounded the naming of a street after Brooklyn CORE chairman Sonny Carson in Bedford Stuyvesant.

This is a big file (38 mb) so please be patient. It will take a minute to…

farmer 4.mov
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…

itve core trailer 2018.mov
A trailer for a proposed documentary on the history of the Congress of Racial Equality in New York City. CORE was one of the most significant organizations of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements.

blyjackscommie.jpg
In 1967, undercover police officer Ray Wood (aka Ray Woodall) testified during congressional hearings before the Committee on Un-American Activities. As part of an investigation into 'subversive influences in riots, looting and burning', he gave…

susanbrownmillertimemag.jpg
This is the cover to the January 5, 1976 edition of Time magazine. Susan Brownmiller (in the pink turtleneck) is featured on the cover as part of the lead story, 'Women of the Year'. She was being recognized for her writings on radical feminism -…

seconds1.JPG
This is a of still image of 7 Arts CORE member John Randolph from the film, 'Seconds'.
Randolph, like Jack Gilford and Madeline Lee of 7 Arts CORE, was blacklisted in the 1950's after appearing before the House of Un-American Activities…

3missi.tiff
This is a rally poster for CORE members Schwerner, Chaney, Goodman, the three field workers murdered in Philadelphia, Mississippi, by the Ku Klux Klan because of their civil rights work.

James Chaney was a local Mississippi CORE member. Mickey…
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