photo of and poem by Harlem CORE member Alexander Innis (Roy Innis' son)

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Title

photo of and poem by Harlem CORE member Alexander Innis (Roy Innis' son)

Subject

Harlem CORE member

Description

A xeroxed photo of Roy Innis' son, Alexander Innis, and a poem he wrote at age 13. In 1972, members of Harlem CORE were arrested for assaulting two students from Alex 's high school who were believed to have attacked him.
He was tragically shot in the early 1980's and killed as was another of Innis' sons a few years earlier. The photo and accompanying poem of his were taken from CORE magazine. He is 13 in this picture.

Creator

unknown photographer

Source

Schomburg library collection/NYPL

Publisher

CORE

Date

1971

Rights

CORE

Format

image/jpeg

Type

image

Coverage

Harlem, 1971

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photo

Physical Dimensions

536px × 800px

Citation

unknown photographer, "photo of and poem by Harlem CORE member Alexander Innis (Roy Innis' son)," in Harlem CORE, Item #49, http://harlemcore.com/omeka/items/show/49 (accessed October 21, 2018).