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kenyatta - ferguson FBI.pdf
This is a document from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's COINTELPRO program that discusses plans to attempt to convince Herman Ferguson, former education chairman of South Jamaica CORE, that Charles 37X Kenyatta, leader of the Harlem Mau Mau,…

kenyatta-ferguson.tiff
This is a 1967 photo of Charles 37X Kenyatta (left, helmet) and South Jamaica CORE's education chairman Herman Ferguson (right, shades, coat and tie). The photo was taken at the 2nd Black Power Conference in Newark, New Jersey.
Both are former…

omar abu and gloria richardson2.tiff
This is a July 22, 1967 photo of East River CORE chairman Omar Abu Ahmed (white shirt, bald head) seated next to Gloria Richardson, leader of the Cambridge movement, at the 2nd National Black Power Conference in Newark, New Jersey.

Ahmed, one of…

bob gore on malcolm-rustin debate.pdf
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…

rustin malcolm wbai2.mp3
This is the audio of Bayard Rustin debating Malcolm X in November of 1960 on WBAI radio in New York City.

Give it a minute to come up, its a large file. You may have to press the space bar on your computer to pay the file.

rustinmalcolmx.jpg
This is a October 30, 1961 photo of Bayard Rustin (seated left) and Malcolm X (standing) at their Howard University. debate. Seated to the right is Michael Winston, the debate moderator.

Malcolm_X_vs_Bayard_Rustin.mov
This is a film clip of Bayard Rustin debating Malcolm X at the Community Church in Manhattan on January 23, 1962. It is not the entire debate but clips of the debate.

Give the file a minute to come up, its a big file. You may have to press…

BR.mp3
This is audio of Bayard Rustin debating Malcolm X at the Community Church in Manhattan on January 23, 1962. It is the entire debate.

Give the file a minute to come up, its a big file. You may have to press the space bar on your computer to pay…

kochiyama + malcolm x.jpg
This is a photo of 7 Arts CORE member Yuri Kochiyama (left page, glasses, black dress) cradling the head of Malcolm X just after he had been assassinated at the Audubon Ballroom on February 21, 1965.

The photo speaks to just how involved…

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…
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