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Contemporary_Black_History_Neighborhood_Rebels_Black_Power_at_the_Local_Level_10_The_Pursuit_of_Audacious_Power_Rebel_Reformers_and_Neighborhood_Politics_in_Baltimore_1966_1968.pdf
This is Rhonda Y. Williams' essay on CORE's Target City project - "The Pursuit of Audacious Power Rebel Reformers and Neighborhood Politics in Baltimore, 1966-1968". It is taken from the collection "Neighborhood Rebels: Black Power at the Local…

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This is a photo of the director of Target City in Baltimore Walter Brooks (center, Black male, cigarette) and Baltimore CORE member Danny Gant (center, Black male, bald head). Gant and Brooks were both heads of CORE's Target City project at different…

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This is a photo of San Francisco CORE chairman Bill Bradley. He was arrested for picketing the Sheraton- Palace Hotel as part of a campaign against its 'discriminatory hiring practices'. (google.com)

He has since changed his name to Oba…

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This is a photo of New Orleans CORE chairman Oretha Castle. One of the chapter's founding members, she was also part of landmark 1
case, Lombard, et al v. Louisiana, after being arrested during the chapter's demonstration against Woolworth's…

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This is a photo of members of New Orleans CORE including many of its original members.
Left to Right - George Raymond, Carlene Smith, Thomas Valentine, Jill Finsten, Doratha Smith, Jean Thompson, Patricia Smith, Alice Thompson, _______, Betty…

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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…

jerome smith-julia aaron-DJ Castle.jpg
This is a photo of New Orleans CORE members Jerome Smith, Juila Aaron and Doris Jean Castle (left to right) standing on Canal street in New Orleans. Standing all the way to the right is Reverend Avery Alexander,

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This is a photo of New Orleans CORE chairman Jerome Smith (Black) and CORE field secretary Edward Blankenheim (White) as Freedom Riders.

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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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