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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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"Representatives of the Congress of Racial Equality and student groups mass at the City Hall steps in Columbus, Ohio on April 18, 1964 to support civil rights leaders protesting alleged de factor segregation in Cleveland’s schools. The demonstrators…

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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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"Pickets from the Congress of Racial Equality and spectators mass in front of the Bank of America's day and night branch at No. 1 Powell St., in downtown San Francisco on May 22, 1964. Core began picketing over alleged discrimination against minority…

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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. "

- from fineartamerica.com

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"Police roust members of the Congress of Racial Equality at City Hall protest in the aftermath of the Watts Riots ."

- from blogs.LAweekly.com

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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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"Civil rights marchers, led by Robert Lucas, front right, and enter west-of-Chicago suburb on September 4, 1966 in Cicero. Lucas is Chicago chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality. "

-from apimages.com

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Robert Lucas, leader of a civil rights march, shouts to followers on Sept. 4, 1966 in Cicero, Ill. during march all-white west-of-Chicago suburban community. Lucas is Chicago chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality. Civil rights march is to…
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