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This is a 1968 flyer for Harlem CORE rally to protest Columbia University's plans for expansion. The list of speakers is a who's who of Harlem's Black leadership. Most interesting among the names is Louis Farrakhan who was then the minister of the…

This is a photo of Roy Innis as CORE's national director with General Idi Amin, president of Uganda. The photo is from the early 1970's.
In many ways, this photo represents the beginning of the end of Roy Innis as a legitimate CORE leader and…

This is a 1971 photo of Roy Innis with Queen Mother Moore taken at that year's annual convention which was held in Harlem.
Moore, one of the most respected figures of the civil rights and Black Power movements was not only a member of Marcus…

This is a clip of former New York City mayor Rudy Guiliani's video message to CORE's 25th Anniversary Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award Ceremony.
Again, this is yet another example of the 180 degree turn that CORE has made politically since the…

This is a xeroxed photo of a pre-CORE Roy Innis, 1958. In the photo, he is working at the Bronx studio of the photographer responsible for the photo, Austin Hansen. Mr. Hansen relocated to 135th st. up the street from the CORE offices. The woman with…

A xeroxed photo of Roy Innis' son, Alexander Innis, and a poem he wrote at age 13. In 1972, members of Harlem CORE were arrested for assaulting two students from Alex 's high school who were believed to have attacked him.
He was tragically shot…

This is a film clip of Harlem CORE chairman Roy Innis in 1969 addressing a banker's industry conference in Hawaii. He, former Harlem CORE members and Jerome Smith, (Harlem CORE chairman 1969-1970), surprised everyone by demanding $6 billion dollars…

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…