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This is a photo of Harlem CORE member, Ruth Moskowitz, as a New York State Supreme Court in Brooklyn. Her father was city councilman Julius Moskowitz.
Well known for sticking up for 'the little people' against even the most powerful including…

This is the 1961 arrest photo for Harlem CORE member Ruth Moskowitz as a Freedom Rider in Jackson, Mississippi. At the time, she was 25 years old.

Originally from Brooklyn, she first joined CORE as a Freedom Rider and served a few weeks in jail…