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Maloclm X supports Farmer.jpg
This is a January 1965 letter from the Organization of Afro-American Unity to CORE's national director James Farmer in support of his actions with the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. It is signed by Malcolm X.

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.

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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.

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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.

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callender wood pic.tiff
This is the 1964 New York Times article which features a photo of Ray Wood, the undercover agent who infiltrated Bronx CORE, being arrested with Bronx CORE chairman Herb Callender. The two had attempted to make a citizen's arrest on Mayor…

Malcolm X assassination- 50 years on, mystery still clouds details of the case | US news | The Guardian.pdf
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…

fatima.tiff
This is a photo of Northwest New York CORE member Fatima Cortez Todd who was then known as Cathy Cortez. She is the daughter of the chapter’s chairman Marie Witherspoon.

Besides participating in Northwest NY CORE activities, she worked with CORE…

rafael pic1.jpg
This is a photo of Rafael Martinez who was a member of both Harlem CORE and Bronx CORE. In it, he is holding a photo of himself as a young man at about the age he would have been when he was in CORE. He served in the Army’s tank division during the…
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