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  • Tags: non-violent direct action

AP6309210117.tiff
"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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"Representatives of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) carry signs on a picket line where the 55th annual Governors Conference opens at Miami Beach, Florida, July 21, 1963. During the picketing asking for racial equality, Governor George Wallace…

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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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"Members of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) begin a sit-in around the rotunda on the second floor of the Capitol, May 29, 1963 in Sacramento, California. The group plans to remain there until the Senate Governmental Efficiency Committee acts…
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