obituary photo of Long Island CORE chairman Lincoln Lynch

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Title

obituary photo of Long Island CORE chairman Lincoln Lynch

Subject

Long Island CORE

Description

This is the photo from Newsday's obituary for Long Island CORE chairman Lincoln Lynch. He was 91 years old when he passed.

After leaving CORE, Lynch became a vice chair for the New York Urban Coalition and a 'professor at the social welfare school ' at Stony Brook/ State University of New York.

He along with James Farmer, Arnie Goldwag (Brooklyn CORE) and Herb Callender (Bronx CORE) was part of the unsuccessful effort in the mid- 1970's to take back CORE from Roy Innis.

according to Newsday, he was also 'one of more than 1,000 people arrested near police headquarters in Manhattan for protesting the police killing of unarmed immigrant Amadou Diallo.'

*'THEN AND NOW: Same rights battle, new front'.
Newsday. Oct 7, 1981

*'A FIGHTER FOR JUSTICE Lincoln Lynch, a leader in battle for civil rights on LI, dies at 91'. Newsday. Oct. 27, 2011

Creator

Bill Davis

Source

newsday.com

Publisher

Newsday

Date

May 11, 1998

Rights

Newsday/ Bill Davis

Coverage

Long Island, NY. May 11, 1998

Collection

Citation

Bill Davis, “obituary photo of Long Island CORE chairman Lincoln Lynch,” corenyc.org, accessed October 23, 2020, http://corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/41.

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