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This is a 1967 photo of Harlem CORE member Bob Harris (standing) at a CORE Black Power seminar. He is clearly functioning as security for the event. At the time, he was also a New York City police officer (NYPD). This was above board and known by…

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.

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

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

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

This is a 1966 photo of Bernadine C. Wesley, Harlem CORE's first vice chairman. When she remarried, she became Bernadine Wesley Warren.
From a West Indian family, she was born in New York and raised in Harlem. An engineer, she was the chief…

"NYC CORE is disgusting. The entire chapter needs to be purged or better yet disaffiliated."

This is a 1962 evaluation by CORE official Mary Hamilton of the Harlem chapter of CORE. Hamilton, who was originally a member of the chapter both…