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This is a 1964 photo of Bronx CORE chairman Herb Callender.
A union leader in a Ford auto plant, he was one of the original 1961 Freedom Riders. The case that resulted from his particpation, Herbert E. Callender v. Florida, went all the way to the…

This is a July 7, 1963 night time photo of Bronx CORE's White Castle demonstration.

By the time this photo was taken, several 'scuffles' had already taken place. The crowd of spectators and counter protesters had grown to more than a thousand.

This is a day photo of Bronx CORE's White Castle demonstration on July 13, 1963.

Police officers stand between the demonstrators and the White Castle restaurant due to outbreaks of violence that had taken place previously over the course of the…

This is a photo of Bronx CORE member Judith Jones, a former chairman of the chapter's of the division.
In 1981, she unsuccessfully ran for Mayor of New York City on the Free Libertarian Party ticket, the New York affiliate of the Libertarian…

This is a photo of Yaphet Kotto who was Bronx CORE's vice chairman from 1963-64. Kotto has since become a well known and respected movie and television actor. This photo is a publicity still from his role in the 1973 James Bond film, 'Live and Let…

This is a 1968 photo of Bronx CORE chairman Sol Herbert (front, stripped shirt) and Brooklyn CORE chairman Sonny Carson (back). Both men led their chapters to secede from CORE over the election of Roy Innis as national director.

Before becoming…

This is a photo of Bronx CORE member Howard Quander.

This is a 1964 photo of (left to right) Queens CORE chairman George Kaufman, Bronx CORE chairman Herb Callender and Brooklyn CORE chairman Isiah Brunson taken right before the World's Fair Stall-In. All three chapters, along with Harlem CORE,…


This is a still image of Bayard Rustin (Black male at microphone) and Bronx CORE chairman Herb Callender (Black male right, dark overcoat).

The photo speaks again to the complicated relationship between Rustin and CORE. He is not on staff…

This is an audio file of Malcolm X speaking about Bronx CORE’s demonstrations against the White Castle restaurant on Boston Road and Allerton avenue in July of 1963. He also references other CORE demonstrations. This was discovered by chance on…