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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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"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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"Police carry a man to a police van at left at a construction site on Chicago’s South Side on August 2, 1963 where school building is under way. The man was among others who were arrested when they sat in front of trucks, blocking their entrance to…

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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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"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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"As members of the Congress of Racial Equality begin a fast in the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., a sign points to a nearby Senate Committee room where the bill to ban housing discrimination may be heard, June 19, 1963. The fast began on last night,…

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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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"Actor Marlon Brando marches with other pickets at a housing development in Torrence, Calif. July 27, 1963 in protest against what the Congress of Racial Equality says is the refusal of the developer to sell homes to African-Americans."

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''Members of the Congress of Racial Equality start to sit down as they block the front entrance of the Jefferson Bank and Trust Co. in St. Louis, Missouri, Aug. 31, 1963. The 250 demonstrators were protesting against alleged job discrimination.…
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