Malcolm X speaking about Bronx CORE's White Castle demonstrations and 'the Jews'

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Malcolm X speaking about Bronx CORE's White Castle demonstrations and 'the Jews'

Subject

Malcolm X and CORE

Description

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 youtube.com so unfortunately I can provide no specific information as to the where or when the speech was given.

The speech is interesting in that speaks to the fact that Malcolm X was paying very close attention to CORE and its many demonstrations. He speaks in detail about CORE demonstrations in both Brooklyn and the Bronx. Many CORE members, both Black and White, have told me about times where he was either seen at their demonstrations or they came into direct contact with him in way or another. He was clearly studying CORE in NYC.

The speech is also interesting for his criticisms concerning 'the Jews', the liberal Jews in NYC and in particular, the Jews in CORE. Jewish members made up the majority of Whites in many of the NYC chapters, especially the college chapters. The rent strike movement, in particular, was initiated by NYU CORE, a chapter led by and almost completely made up of Jewish members.

Source

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIkr-h_twwg

Publisher

zzahier

Date

1963

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Citation

“Malcolm X speaking about Bronx CORE's White Castle demonstrations and 'the Jews',” corenyc.org, accessed April 29, 2017, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/249.