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"A group of 'dwell ins' are evicted from a housing project in suburban Los Angeles by the police, Dec. 12, 1962. The group, sponsored by the Congress of Racial Equality, camp out on the door step of a house in projects obviously denying access to…

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"Members of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and their children continue their sit-in around the rotunda on the second floor of the Capitol, May 30, 1963 in Sacramento, California. The group plans to remain there until the Senate Governmental…

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"Representatives of the Wisconsin chapter of the Congress for Racial Equality marched and carried signs near Wisconsin's capitol in Madison as legislators met in special session to consider an accelerated high construction bill, Dec. 10, 1963. CORE…

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"Praying and singing, members of the Indianapolis chapter of the Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) hold a prayer vigil on Monument Circle in Indianapolis, Indiana, June 29, 1964. The one-hour gathering of about 200 persons was held “in sympathy for…

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"Members of an interracial group pose in Washington, with a map of a route they plan to take to test segregation in bus terminal restaurants and rest rooms in the South, May 4, 1961. From left are: Edward Blankenheim, Tucson, Ariz.; James Farmer, New…

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"A member of a sign-carrying civil rights delegation denied entrance to the convention of Wisconsin Republicans at the Milwaukee Arena sits on the floor of the main corridor in protest on May 23, 1964. Delegates and visitors milled around Mrs. Lee…

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"A member of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) is dragged from stairway leading to offices of the Board of Education in downtown Chicago on July 22, 1963. Group, protesting pupil admission rules of Chicago schools, resumed sit-in siege at Board…

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"Demonstrators from the Congress of Racial Equality parade in front of Los Angeles City Hall, Aug. 19, 1965, carrying signs demanding the ouster of Chief of Police William H. Parker and denouncing police brutality. Removal of Mayor Samuel W. Yorty…

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"Congress of Racial Equality sit-ins at Los Angeles City Hall. Police arrest 16 protesters demanding the resignation of police chief William H. Parker. Many felt he contributed to the causes of the 1965 Watts Riots. "

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