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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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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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"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. "

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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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"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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"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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