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This is a 1979 photo of Harlem CORE chairman (front, glasses, White coat, Black female) walking in Harlem with New York City's Mayor Ed Koch (White male, bald, front second to left) among others.

At the time, Parker was the assistant to…

This is photo of Harlem CORE chairman Victor Solomon (right, turtleneck) at Harlem CORE's annual Christmas celebration.
Originally from Cuba, Solomon was Harlem CORE's only Latino chairman.

This is the second part of Gladys Harrington's interview from the 1963 CBS News special 'The Harlem Temper'. Here, she discusses the differences between the nationalist groups at the time such as the Nation of Islam and Harlem CORE. What is most…

This is an interview of the first Harlem CORE chairman, Gladys Harrington. It is from a 1963 CBS News special 'The Harlem Temper'.

One of the negative criticisms of Harrington's tenure was the chapter did not do much in Harlem. Most of their…

This is a photo of Harlem CORE chairmen Cyril Boynes, Jr. (center, mutton chops) and George Holmes (far left) being arrested in 1984 with one time United States Presidential candidate Rev. Al Sharpton (right). They were protesting the newly increased…

This is a photo of Harlem CORE members Quincy Boykin, 'the big man' (left), Ron Shane (center) with Harlem CORE chairman Jerome Smith, early 1970's. They were all nationalists.

This is a photo of Clarence Funnye, Harlem CORE chairman from 1964 to 1965. He is also the brother of Harlem CORE member Doris Innis (aka Doris Funnye) and brother in law to Harlem CORE chairman Roy Innis.
Like his sister, Clarence was a member…

This is a group photo of several Harlem CORE members taken at an event supporting the demonstration at the 1964 World's Fair. Ronald Stark, one of the editors of the chapter's in-house journal 'Rights and Reviews', is the White male on the right…

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"PHILADELPHIA, MS - JUNE 17: Cyril Boynes Jr., director of international affairs with the Congress of Racial Equality, takes a break from the Edgar Ray Killen Trial outside the Neshoba County Courthouse June 17, 2005 in…

This is a segment of my interview with James Robinson, one of the founders of CORE. He was 90 years old at the time of this interview in 2009.
Here, he speaks on Harlem CORE chairman Clarence Funnye who he worked closely with and was described…