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This is a photo of Al Shanker (White, glasses, coat and tie, center bottom, hand raised) with Bayard Rustin (Black, center bottom). The photo speaks to not just his role as the president of the United Federation of Teachers (UFT)
but the fact…

This is a photo of Columbia University CORE member David Gilbert (center, on the microphone). In the photo he is shown helping to lead the student rebellion that seized the campus of Columbia University in 1968. At the time, he was as a leader of the…

This is a photo of Long Island CORE member Jon Moscow as a high school student. He was a member as early as 13 years old and participated in numerous actions including the summer of 1963 sit-ins at City Hall and Governor Rockefeller office. By 16,…

This is a photo of Long Island CORE member Jon Moscow as a college student. While an undergraduate at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, he helped the local Black Panther Party chapter set up its free Fred Hampton Memorial People’s Health Clinic…

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…

This is a 1971 photo of Downtown CORE member Barbara Pliskow (dark hair, in handcuffs). In the photo she has been arrested for trying to hijack an airplane at a Detroit airport. The action was done in order to free two members of the Black Panther…

This is a photo of NYU CORE chairman Gerald 'Jerry" Bornstein taken from a 1965 copy of NYU's student newspaper. Professor Bornstein later became the Deputy Chief Librarian at Baruch College and was the author of several book, such as 'The Wall Came…

This is a photo of South Jamaica CORE member Joel Rosinsky (White, front, holding sign, ‘No dogs…’) demonstrating at the 1964 World’s Fair.

He was part of the original group that seceded from Queens CORE to South Jamaica CORE.

This is a 1964 photo of student protesters Daniel Opatoshu (male, center), Karen Weingeist (top right, dark rimmed glasses), Liz Pearson (top center) just before being arrested at the Florida pavilion at the World’s Fair.

All were part of a…