photo of members of the Society for the Prevention of Niggers Getting Everything (SPONGE)

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Title

photo of members of the Society for the Prevention of Niggers Getting Everything (SPONGE)

Description

This is an August 1964 photo of members of the Society for the Prevention of Niggers Getting Everything, (SPONGE), an organization of young Whites specifically formed as a reaction to CORE. In the photo, they are counter demonstrating against Long Island CORE. SPONGE also demonstrated against CORE at the 1965 World’s Fair. Its leader was arrested in 1966 for possession of a stolen shotgun and jewelry.

Creator

photo by Raia

Source

Newsday

Publisher

Newsday

Date

8/5/1964

Rights

photo by Raia

Coverage

Long Island, 1964

Citation

photo by Raia, “photo of members of the Society for the Prevention of Niggers Getting Everything (SPONGE),” corenyc.org, accessed November 29, 2022, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/270.

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