To Students of the Movement:
As the study of women in the movement becomes more popular, the history of the women in CORE is ripe for research.
From Bernice Fisher to Ruth Turner, women have represented in the national leadership from the beginning. Although more prevalent at the local level of CORE, there was no shortage of women at the forefront of the struggle ...
ladies in the home and militant in the street.
Gladys Harrington/New York-Harlem CORE
Oretha Castle/ New Orleans CORE
Juanita Nelson/ Cleveland CORE
Marjorie Leeds/ Brooklyn CORE
field secretaries such as
Joyce Ware, Evie Rich, Velma Hill, Genevieve Hughes, Mary Hamilton...
This research in general would no place without Ms. Sheila Michaels.
So stayed tune, Coming soon...