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This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE chairman Sonny Carson. It is a publicity still from his 1974 movie, "The Education of Sonny Carson".

Born Robert Carson, he changed his name to Mwlina Imiri Abubadika in the early 1970's. It was given to him…

This is the Jan. 20, 1988 New York Newsday article, 'The Minister and the Feds'. In it, Rev. Al Sharpton is reported to have secretly worked as an informant for the FBI. His targets included not just mafia figures but New York City Black leaders and…

This is a video clip of a 2007 NY1 news story on the controversy which surrounded the naming of a street after Brooklyn CORE chairman Sonny Carson in Bedford Stuyvesant.

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This is a photo of Ali Lamont of Brooklyn CORE. As a member of Brooklyn CORE's Black Power group, he served as personal bodyguard to chairman Sonny Carson. He is currently the head of the Committee to Honor Black Heroes.

This is the poster for the 1974 film, 'The Education of Sonny Carson'.

This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE chairman Sonny Carson and Thomas Hicks on the set of the film, 'The Education of Sonny Carson'. Hicks played the younger version of Sonny Carson in the film.

This is a 1968 film clip of Brooklyn CORE chairman Sonny Carson being interviewed by WABC News at the Ocean Hill-Brownsville school demonstration.

(source: Eyes on the Prize: Episode 9 "Power")

This is a photo of the book 'The Education of Sonny Carson', (hard cover, first edition, signed by members of Brooklyn CORE and Sonny Carson).

Photo shot at the offices of the Committee to Honor Black Heroes. My thanks to Ali Lamont.