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This is a photo of Dr. George Wiley. A former chemistry professor at the Syracuse University and Cornell graduate, he was one of the founding members of Syracuse CORE. In 1964, he became CORE's associate national director, second only to James…

wretha wiley.jpg
This is a 1973 photo of Syracuse CORE member Wretha Wiley walking with her children. Wiley was the wife of CORE associate director Dr. George Wiley and the mother of 2020 NYC mayoral candidate Maya Wiley seen in the left side of the photo holding her…

George Wiley 1967 welfare revolt.mp4
This is film footage of CORE associate director Dr. George Wiley as head of the National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO). The footage is from the 1967 documentary "Welfare Revolt".

george wiley dick gregory welfare revolt.mp4
This is film footage of CORE associate director Dr. George Wiley as the head of the National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO) with comedian/activist Dick Gregory. The footage is from the 1967 documentary "Welfare Revolt".

walter brooks black journal.mp4
1968 film clip CORE's Walter Brooks as a correspondent for PBS' "Black Journal". He was the chairman of New Haven CORE, a field secretary for CORE and then head of the Target City project in Baltimore. He worked for "Community Progress Inc., the…

st. louis core film clip .mp4
This is a 1963 film clip of St. Louis CORE in action from the documentary "White Northeners Confronted With Negroes". The issue was employment, specifically getting Blacks hired at local banks. It is an excellent clip because it gives a real sense of…

Malcolm X vs. Louis Smith part 1a.aiff
This is a rare radio interview featuring Philadelphia CORE chairman Louis Smith, Malcolm X, and the Rev. Renny Morgan of the First Refuge Baptist Church in Camden, New Jersey. The exact year is unknown but it is safe to say it would be from the…

Malcolm X Debates Evie Rich on WCAU Radio. 1961.mp4
This is a 1961 debate between CORE field secretary Evie Rich and Malcolm X on Philadelphia's WCAU radio. It is the classic integrationist vs. nationalist debate.

While Evie Rich did a good job in representing the CORE position, Malcolm X beat…

marv rich paper.pdf
This is a copy of the 1965 journal article "The Congress of Racial Equality and Its Strategy" by Marv Rich, CORE's community relations director and CORE's second in command. It was originally published in The ANNALS of the American Academy of…

new orleans core.pdf
This is a PhD dissertation on New Orleans CORE and Washington, D.C. CORE. It was done by Kristin Anderson-Bricker while she was at Syracuse University.
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