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This is a surveillance photo taken by the New York City Police Department (NYPD) of a 1963 CORE demonstration in downtown Manhattan. The activists are unknown. The photo appears to be at the crossroads of the New York City Archives and City Hall. It…

marable on CORE.pdf
This is a 1983 article written by the historian Prof. Manning Marable as a critical response to what was happening to the Congress of Racial Equality under its national director Roy Innis in the 1980's. Marable comments on CORE's involvement in the…

jack anderson innis beatings.pdf
These are two articles written by investigative journalist Jack Anderson on the internal violence going on within the Congress of Racial Equality during the 1970's. They discuss how national director Roy Innis ordered several members of CORE to be…

les payne innis libel suit.pdf
This is a 1985 article on a lawsuit filed by CORE national director against investigative journalist Les Payne. Innis sued Payne for comments made on the current affairs program "Like It Is" where Payne stated Innis was "flacking for the C.I.A." in…

innis-cia 7.pdf
This is a 1975 article written by investigative journalists Les Payne and Ernie Volkman on how CORE national director Roy Innis planned to involve CORE in the 1975 Angolan civil war. This was considered highly controversial since his program was …

innis cia - ernie volkman.pdf
This is a 1975 article that was a follow up to the Dec. 11 1975 article that reported CORE was sending mercenaries to Angola as part of a C.I.A. operation. In it, CORE national director Roy Innis denied the report and blames the C.I.A. for sabotaging…

amin innis farrakhan.jpeg
This is a 1975 photo of CORE national director Roy Innis (2nd row, beard, white suit), Ugandan president Idi Amin (right of Innis) and Louis Farrakhan (2nd row, bow tie) of the Nation of Islam. Innis was often criticized for his relationship with…

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 should commit violent acts such as bombings. It supports similar statements made by East River CORE…
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