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"Congress of Racial Equality members sit at the base of the Liberty Bell in Independence Hall in Philadelphia on Saturday, Sept. 21, 1963. They were demonstrating against racial prejudice in Alabama and the bombing of a church in Birmingham where…

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"These six leaders of the nation's largest national black organizations met in New York's Roosevelt Hotel on July 2, 1963 to discuss plans for their projected civil right march on Washington, DC. They are from left; John Lewis, chairman of the…

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"Robert Lucas, leader of civil rights march, at center next to man in suit, walks arm in arm with woman and other followers on Sept. 4, 1966 during march into Cicero, Ill.,an all-white west-of-Chicago suburban community. Lucas is Chicago chairman of…

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About 50 persons, white and black, start out on a 30-mile Freedom Walk from Alton, Ill., to St. Louis, Mo. in protest against racial discrimination in cities along the route, Aug. 26, 1961. The demonstration was sponsored by the Congress of Racial…

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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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"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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"James Farmer, second from left, national director of the Congress of Racial Equality, joins hands with three Freedom Riders in Newark, N.J. From left. Rev. Joseph Randall of Newark, Rabbi Sidney S. Shaken of Cranford and John C. Harvard of…

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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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"Four blacks lead a mass meeting in freedom songs in Jackson, Miss., after sit-in incident where a black was beaten and kicked, May 29, 1963. From left to right: David Dennis, Congress of Racial Equality; Jesse Harris, Student Non-Violent…
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