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This is a July 19, 1963 photo of Brooklyn CORE members Elaine Bilbuld (Black woman, lower left hand corner) and Prof. Ed Lewinson (White male, seated center) before they were arrested at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center demonstration. Elaine Bilbuld…

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This is a July 19, 1963 photo of Brooklyn CORE member Jerome Bilbuld being arrested at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center demonstration. This photo illustrates the CORE technique of 'going limp' when arrested.

He was married to Brooklyn CORE…

seitu pic.tiff
This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE member Jim 'Seitu' Dyson. He was one of the many Brooklyn CORE members that also were members of the EAST. A graphic artist, he did the majority of the covers for the EAST's newspaper, Black News.

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This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE member Jitu Weusi.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, he was originally known as Leslie Campbell. He was a member of Brooklyn CORE from its earliest days, partially due to his father's friendship with chairman Ollie…

larry cumberbatch young.tiff
This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE member Larry Cumberbatch as a 19 years old college student.

According to Cumberbatch, he joined when he was 16 years old and was arrested during his first demonstration at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He has…

larry cumberbatch.jpg
This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE member Lawrence Cumberbatch. It highlights the fact that he became a successful lawyer still living in Brooklyn.

He received his J.D. from NYU Law School where he was also president of the Black Law Students…

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This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE chairman Major Owens as a U.S. Congressman.

In 1974 he became a New York State Senator after losing his first political campaign for city councilman in 1965. He was elected to Congress in 1982 and served for 24…

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This is a photo of Malcolm X at Brooklyn CORE's 1963 SUNY Downstate Medical demonstration. In the left hand side of the photo can be seen a member of Brooklyn CORE wearing a CORE hat.

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This is a photo of Brooklyn CORE members Marjorie Leeds (forefront, White female) and Dr. Barbara Wallace (background, Black female, sun glasses). The photo was taken the day Brooklyn CORE dumped trash on the steps of Borough Hall to protest the…

mile zapata.tiff
This is a 1963 photo of Brooklyn CORE member Mike Zapata. He is shown as part of the Freedom Walkers group that walked from Brooklyn to the March on Washington.
He is also referred to as Ismael Zapata in newspaper articles and photos from the…
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