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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 an article by Joel Schwartz on the rent strikes in New York City in the early-mid 1960's. The article is significant because even though has become the most know rent strike activist Schwatrz argues the movement actually started with CORE…
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