photo of Brooklyn CORE chairman Sonny Carson

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Title

photo of Brooklyn CORE chairman Sonny Carson

Subject

Brooklyn CORE members

Description

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 specifically by Maulena Ron Karenga of the US organization, the founder of Kwanzaa. The title or honorific Maulena, the same as Mwlina, is swahili for 'master teacher' . Imiri is believed to be a swahili variation of Amiri which means 'prince' in Arabic.

Publisher

Paramount Pictures

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Citation

“photo of Brooklyn CORE chairman Sonny Carson,” corenyc.org, accessed September 24, 2017, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/305.