photo of Harlem CORE member Omar Abu Ahmed, East River CORE chairman

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Title

photo of Harlem CORE member Omar Abu Ahmed, East River CORE chairman

Subject

Harlem CORE member

Description

This is a 1968 photo of Harlem CORE member Omar Abu Ahmed (right, bald head) standing next to SNCC chairman H. Rap Brown (left, sunglasses).
As an active member of Harlem CORE, Ahmed attended the March on Washington. He was also a founding member and a chairman of East River CORE. He was also a principal organizer for the National Black Power Conference held in Newark, New Jersey, 1967, the second of such Black Power conferences.
Mr. Ahmed passed in 2009.

Source

New York Times

Publisher

New York Times

Date

Feb. 1968

Format

image, jpeg

Type

image

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Citation

"photo of Harlem CORE member Omar Abu Ahmed, East River CORE chairman," in Harlem CORE, Item #175, http://harlemcore.com/omeka/items/show/175 (accessed June 21, 2018).