photo of Brooklyn CORE chairman Ali Lamont, Jr.

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Title

photo of Brooklyn CORE chairman Ali Lamont, Jr.

Subject

Brooklyn CORE members

Description

This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE chairman Ali Lamont, Jr. According to the article the photo was taken from he was 29 years old at the time.

Originally a member of the Nation of Islam, he became of member of Brooklyn CORE out of his desire to become an activist. He was the head of security for the chapter and bodyguard for Brooklyn CORE chairman Sonny Carson.

He succeeded Carson as chairman. Like Carson, he was also a member of the Black Panther Party, Congress of African People, the Republic of New Africa and the December 12th Movement. He is currently the head of the Committee to Honor Black Heroes.

Source

"JHS 117 Incident Shakes Entire City"

Publisher

Amsterdam News

Date

Jan 27, 1968

Rights

Amsterdam News

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Citation

“photo of Brooklyn CORE chairman Ali Lamont, Jr.,” corenyc.org, accessed November 22, 2017, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/304.