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Malcolm X assassination- 50 years on, mystery still clouds details of the case | US news | The Guardian.pdf
This is an explosive article which places undercover NYPD police officer Ray Wood at the assassination of Malcolm X. It also suggests an answer to one of the great mysteries surrounding the event - the identity of the second man who was arrested at…

kochiyama + malcolm x.jpg
This is a photo of 7 Arts CORE member Yuri Kochiyama (left page, glasses, black dress) cradling the head of Malcolm X just after he had been assassinated at the Audubon Ballroom on February 21, 1965.

The photo speaks to just how involved…

hilton clark -x.tiff
This is a 1987 photo of Columbia CORE member Hilton Clark (sitting, Black male, dark suit, glasses) as a NYC city councilman. Sitting next to him is city councilman Rev. Wendell Foster (New York CORE) on his right and Mayor Ed Koch on his left.…

Malcolm X on Redlining - Jews and Blacks.mp3
This is an audio file of Malcolm X speaking about Bronx CORE’s demonstrations against the White Castle restaurant on Boston Road and Allerton avenue in July of 1963. He also references other CORE demonstrations. This was discovered by chance on…

ferguson 1968 pic.tiff
This is a 1968 photo of Herman Ferguson. He was the education chairman of South Jamaica CORE (SJ CORE) but was not a member of CORE. His career as an activist, however, began with other members of CORE in Queens.

An assistant principal at PS 40…

frances f.mov
This is a film clip of 7 Arts CORE chairman Frances Foster taken from Spike Lee's film "Malcolm X".
She was also featured in Spike Lee's film "Crooklyn".

farmer X 1.mov
This is a film clip of James Farmer debating Malcolm X on the PBS program 'Open Mind' first broadcast June 12, 1963.
Please be patient as this is slow to stream and is a large clip.
to see the whole program:…

farmer X  2.mov
This is the second film clip of James Farmer debating Malcolm X on the PBS program 'Open Mind' first broadcast June 12, 1963.
Please be patient as this is slow to stream and is a large clip.
to see the whole program:…

farmer 4.mov
This is a video clip of James Farmer interviewed years later by the host of Open Mind about the original panel discussion. Farmer comments on how the movement eventually became a mix of the philosophies of civil rights groups and Malcolm X.
He also…

Burying.png
These are newspaper articles by East River CORE member Marlene Nadle. Originally a school teacher from Buffalo, Nadle was also one of the Harlem CORE who left to start East River CORE.
A regular columnist for the Village Voice at the time, she has…
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