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This is a photo of Dr. George Wiley. A former chemistry professor at the Syracuse University and Cornell graduate, he was one of the founding members of Syracuse CORE. In 1964, he became CORE's associate national director, second only to James…

wretha wiley.jpg
This is a 1973 photo of Syracuse CORE member Wretha Wiley walking with her children. Wiley was the wife of CORE associate director Dr. George Wiley and the mother of 2020 NYC mayoral candidate Maya Wiley seen in the left side of the photo holding her…

george wiley dick gregory welfare revolt.mp4
This is film footage of CORE associate director Dr. George Wiley as the head of the National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO) with comedian/activist Dick Gregory. The footage is from the 1967 documentary "Welfare Revolt".
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