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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 photo of CORE members sitting in at the White Castle restaurant Bronx CORE used as a demonstration site to protest against the chain's lack of Black and Puerto Rican employees.

The CORE members here are currently unidentified. However,…

This is a photo of CORE members sitting in at the White Castle restaurant Bronx CORE used as a demonstration site to protest against the chain's lack of Black and Puerto Rican employees.

The CORE members here are currently unidentified. The tall…

This is a photo of Bronx CORE chairman Cyril Boynes, Jr. In 1973, he became co-chairman of Harlem CORE where his brother Rupert was also a member. Both are the nephews of Roy Innis.
He is still listed as a member of CORE's Executive Staff at…

This is a March 1965 photo of Bronx CORE members demonstrating in Harlem. The members here are currently unidentified.

This is a photo of counter protesters at Bronx CORE's White Castle demonstration.

The hat being placed on the baby is embroidered with a confederate flag, a white supremacist symbol. The hat itself appears to be that of a confederate soldier from…

This is a July 9,1963 photo of Bronx CORE's White Castle demonstration. Inside the restaurant are White counter protesters clearly holding the Confederate flag. Also known as a 'rebel flag', it was the flag of southern secessionists during the Civil…

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…

This is a night time photo of CORE member Ed Lewinson (front, White male with dog) and Yaphet Kotto (front, Black male, white shirt, tie), at Bronx CORE's White Castle demonstration, July 11, 1963.

At the time, Lewinson was a member of Brooklyn…

This is the arrest photo for CORE member Jean Thompson as a Freedom Rider. She was on the very first trip. Originally a member of New Orleans CORE, she later moved to New York City, married CORE field secretary Moon Eng and became active in the…