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lincoln lynch black journal.mp4
This is a 1968 clip from PBS' "Black Journal" of Long Island CORE chairman Lincoln Lynch. Just before he left CORE he was the national vice chairman under CORE head Floyd McKissick. At the time of this clip he was the vice chairman of the New York…

blyden jackson black journal.mp4
This is a 1969 panel discussion with East River CORE head Blyden Jackson (far left, afro, dashiki) on South Africa, straight from PBS' show "Black Journal". At the time he was working for an organization started by CORE founder George Houser, the…

kinlock vs ray wood 2.pdf
This is an article from a 1965 issue of the Militant which describes how undercover police officer Ray Wood was suggesting to members of CORE they commit violent acts such as bombings. This is significant because these suggestions are being made…

United States of America, Appellee, v. Walter Augustus Bowe, Robert Steele Collier, and Khaleel Sultarn Sayyed, Defend.pdf
These are court papers for the appeal of the defendants in the 1965 Statue of Liberty case in which it was alleged undercover police officer Ray Wood was the one responsible for coming up with the idea to bomb the State of Liberty, not the…

Incognegro, Part II- How New York Law Enforcement Worked to Destroy Core | History News Network.pdf
This is the second "Incognegro" article which explores the actions of Ray Wood, an undercover police agent that infiltrated Bronx CORE and other NYC CORE chapters under orders of the Bureau of Special Services (BOSS/BOSSI), a branch of the New York…

Incognegro- How Law Enforcement Spies on Black Radical Groups | History News Network.pdf
This is the first "Incognegro" article which explores the actions of Ray Wood, an undercover police agent that infiltrated Bronx CORE and other NYC CORE chapters under orders of the Bureau of Special Services (BOSS/BOSSI), a branch of the New York…

guilianicore.mov
This is a clip of former New York City mayor Rudy Guiliani's video message to CORE's 25th Anniversary Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award Ceremony.
Again, this is yet another example of the 180 degree turn that CORE has made politically since the days…

libertycore.mov
This is film footage of New York CORE's 1961 Statue of Liberty protest in support of the southern Freedom Riders. This occurred just a few months before the chapter moved up to 125th street.

from the Digital Library of Georgia website:
"In 1961…

coreofficesmall.mov
This is a film clip from the 1963 CBS News special 'The Harlem Temper'. It contains footage of what I believe is the first New York CORE office on 125th street.
I am unable to identify the members shown here at this time.

gladysXsmall.mov
This is the second part of Gladys Harrington's interview from the 1963 CBS News special 'The Harlem Temper'. Here, she discusses the differences between the nationalist groups at the time such as the Nation of Islam and New York CORE. What is most…
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