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This is a photo of Downtown CORE member Russell Blackwell.
One of the 'old lefties' that populated the Lower East Side at the time, he had been a communist and fought in the Spanish Civil War. He eventually became an anarchist and was one of the…

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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