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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 1962 photo of of Harlem CORE member Velma Hill (front row corner, glasses) with her husband Norm Hill (front row, suit). At the time, they were being arrested for their participation in a demonstration against the Board of Education in…

This is a photo of Harlem CORE chairman Marshall England speaking in front of the Teresa Hotel on the corner of 125th street and 7th ave. in Harlem.
I do not know when the photo was taken, but I believe this is from the very late 1960's or the…

This is a clip of Marshall England on 'Like It Is', the public affairs television program hosted by Gil Noble. At this stage of his life, England was the co-director of the Commission on the Public's Health System (CPHS), "a citywide,…

This is a 1965 photo of Lula Farmer (center) with her husband James Farmer, founding member of CORE and its national director at the time. Their daughter, Abbey, is seated to the left.

Both Lula and James farmer were members of New York CORE…

This is a 1967 photo of Harlem CORE member Donald Elfe (center, dark suit) with Floyd McKissick (left, hand out stretched) , CORE's national director at the time. McKissick took over the position James Farmer initiating CORE's Black Power…

This is a photo of Harlem CORE members Joe Jackson (Black male) and Eva Kerr (White female, glasses, short hair) dancing together. It was taken at the home of Harlem CORE member Wendell Rachell in the early 1970's. (the second woman with the long…

This is a photo of Harlem CORE member Sandy Feldman with Albert Shanker, head of the United Federation of Teachers (UFT). The photo illustrates one of the stranger aspects of the history of Harlem CORE and the history of CORE in New York City. In the…

This is part four of a video of Harlem CORE member Ralph Poynter speaking at a rally about his wife, the currently incarcerated human rights attorney, Lynne Stewart.