Footage in NYC's Archives Sheds Important Light on the Northern Civil Rights Movement and Police Efforts to Undermine It
by L.E.J. Rachell
Surveillance footage in the New York City Archives helps to highlight the importance of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) to the northern civil rights movement – and the techniques the NYPD used to disrupt it.
SOURCE: Black Perspectives
CORE's Fight for Fair Housing in Los Angeles
by M. Keith Claybrook, Jr.
The fight for fair housing in Los Angeles demonstrates the way that racism has been maintained through the institutions of housing and real estate.
Incognegro, Part II: How New York Law Enforcement Worked to Destroy Core
by L.E.J. Rachell
Ray Wood's memoir alleges that as a rookie NYPD detective he was coerced to act as an agent provocateur to convince members of New York's Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) chapters to commit crimes or other acts that would discredit and destroy the movement. The NYPD and FBI could clear the air by releasing their files on infiltration of Black-led organizations.
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