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This is a photo of Harlem CORE's 1963 sit-in at the New York City office of Governor Nelson Rockefeller. In conjunction with the protests at City Hall, they are also participating in a hunger strike.
The original caption lists those in the photo…

This is a photo of Harlem CORE's 1963 sit-in at the New York City office of Governor Nelson Rockefeller. Here they have ended their hunger strike.
The original caption lists those in the photo as, left to right: Raymond Gardner, Vicki Morris,…

This is a film clip of I.S. 201, both inside and outside the school. Protesters are also shown demonstrating out front.

What is interesting to me about this clip is that it shows there are still a good number of White people that are part of CORE in 1965. White members had been leaving the organization in large numbers as the attitude of Blacks in the organization was…

This clip shows that in 1965, CORE can still marshall enough forces to fill the streets for a protest march in New York City. Notice the many signs that feature the CORE logo (black and white circle stating 'Freedom Now").

This is a film clip of a New York City demonstration in support of the marchers who were brutalized on the historic march from Selma to Montgomery in Alabama. The first of the demonstrations in Selma was known as 'Bloody Sunday'. This is seen by many…

This is a film clip of student protesters at the 1964 NYC school boycott march. They are chanting 'Jim Crow Must Go! and 'Freedom Now!'

This is a film clip of Rev. Adam Clayton Powell speaking in support of the 2nd school boycott in 1964. He explicitly chastises National CORE for not supporting the event.

This is a film clip of Malcolm X speaking in support of the 2nd school boycott, despite the fact that the NAACP, Urban League and National CORE did not support the demonstrations. Harlem CORE did.

These are Department of Justice documents indicating that CORE was under daily surveillance. They show that on any given day, the DOJ were keeping tabs on CORE demonstrations across the United States in 1963. New York on some days would have as many…