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This is a clip from an early 70's NYU student film, "Red Squad", which examines the covert department of the NYPD in charge of investigating political activists.
In this clip, an attorney discusses how Black undercover police officers were used to…

This clip from the NYU student film, "Red Squad", features an interview with undercover NYPD officer Ray Woodall aka Ray Wood.
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callender wood pic.tiff
This is the 1964 New York Times article which features a photo of Ray Wood, the undercover agent who infiltrated Bronx CORE, being arrested with Bronx CORE chairman Herb Callender. The two had attempted to make a citizen's arrest on Mayor…

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…

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This is a photo of Rafael Martinez who was a member of both New York CORE and Bronx CORE. In it, he is holding a photo of himself as a young man at about the age he would have been when he was in CORE. He served in the Army’s tank division during the…

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…

cyril boynes young2.tif
This is a photo of Bronx CORE chairman Cyril Boynes, Jr. In 1973, he became co-chairman of Harlem CORE where his brother Rupert was also a member. Both are the nephews of Roy Innis.
He is still listed as a member of CORE's Executive Staff at…

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This is a March 1965 photo of Bronx CORE members demonstrating in Harlem. The members here are currently unidentified.

rustin and callender.tiff

This is a still image of Bayard Rustin (Black male at microphone) and Bronx CORE chairman Herb Callender (Black male right, dark overcoat).

The photo speaks again to the complicated relationship between Rustin and CORE. He is not on staff…

kaufman brunson callender1.jpg
This is a 1964 photo of (left to right) Queens CORE chairman George Kaufman, Bronx CORE chairman Herb Callender and Brooklyn CORE chairman Isiah Brunson taken right before the World's Fair Stall-In. All three chapters, along with Harlem CORE,…
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