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photo of Cyril Boynes, Jr.., Harlem CORE chairman (1973-1975) and nephew of Roy Innis.
According to his profile at core-online.com, he is a graduate of Hunter College and NYU and a former intructor at Queens College. He is also still listed as a…

This is the logo for CORE after they became a Black nationalist organization. It uses the colors of the traditional Black nationalist flag dating back to Marcus Garvey.

This is a photo of Gladys Harrington and James Peck under the Statue of Liberty, taken during New York CORE's 'Fast For Freedom' protests in support of the southern Freedom Riders movement. This photo speaks to Gladys Harrington, the national CORE…

A photo of Laura Bush (wife of President George W. Bush) at CORE's 2008 Martin Luther King Day event.

A photo of FOX News' conservative talk show host Sean Hannity as master of ceremonies at the 2008 Martin Luther King Day event. This serves as a perfect example of the path CORE has taken in the last twenty plus years. The image of such a virulently…

This is a photo of former Harlem Core leaders Innis (center) and Solomon (left) after they had become national director and associate national director. Waverly Yates (right, sitting on desk) here is the western regional director for CORE. He would…

This is a pamphlet given out at the 1967 National Conference on Black Power, a historic gathering of leaders in the Black Power movement. It contains National CORE Director Floyd Mckissick's speech to the gathering. It marks a strong shift to Black…

This is a photo of both Roy Innis (in the dashiki) and his successor/ protege as chairman of Harlem CORE (1968-1969), Victor Solomon (in the suit). Solomon went on to become the national associate director for CORE but eventually left over…

This is a photo of Gladys Harrington, Harlem CORE's first chairman (1961-1963) and the Northeast Regional Representative for CORE at this time.
She was chairman when the chapter was still in midtown Manhattan and remained chairman of New York…

This is a copy of the national news letter. I picked this edition because it contains a story of the school boycotts that Harlem CORE helped organize in 1964.