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ACTION + St. Louis CORE fbi.pdf
This collection of FBI documents simply notes that ACTION (Action Committee to Increase Opportunities for Negroes), a militant civil rights group in St. Louis, was a splinter group from the local CORE chapter that broke away several years earlier.…

''Members of the Congress of Racial Equality start to sit down as they block the front entrance of the Jefferson Bank and Trust Co. in St. Louis, Missouri, Aug. 31, 1963. The 250 demonstrators were protesting against alleged job discrimination.…

st. louis core film clip .mp4
This is a 1963 film clip of St. Louis CORE in action from the documentary "White Northeners Confronted With Negroes". The issue was employment, specifically getting Blacks hired at local banks. It is an excellent clip because it gives a real sense of…
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