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aaihs.org-COREs Struggle for Fair Housing Rights in LA.pdf
This is a 2022 article on Los Angeles CORE by Dr. M. Keith Claybrook, Jr. focusing on its efforts to de-segregate housing.

mckissick malcolm x.jpg
This is a April 1963 photo of Malcolm X with Floyd McKissick (center), then CORE's national chairman. On the other side of McKissick is Walter Riley, chairman of the local Durham CORE chapter. The photo is from when McKissick debated Malcolm X in…

Ruth Turner.jpeg
This is a photo of Ruth Turner Perot, executive secretary for Cleveland CORE before she and her husband Tony Perot went on to work for the national office. Both were members of the National Action Commitee.
"The first lady of Black Power", not…

kentucky core.pdf
This is a journal paper on CORE chapters in Kentucky by historian Gerald Smith.

malcolm x vs. August meier.pdf
This is a 2020 article on a 1962 debate between CORE historian and member August Meier and Malcolm X at Morgan State University, a historically Black college in Baltimore, Maryland where Meier was a history professor. While the article is not too…

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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 1967 welfare revolt.mp4
This is film footage of CORE associate director Dr. George Wiley as head of the National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO). The footage is from the 1967 documentary "Welfare Revolt".

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".

walter brooks black journal.mp4
1968 film clip CORE's Walter Brooks as a correspondent for PBS' "Black Journal". He was the chairman of New Haven CORE, a field secretary for CORE and then head of the Target City project in Baltimore. He worked for "Community Progress Inc., the…
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