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Congress of Racial Equality

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Congress of Racial Equality Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Congress of Racial Equality
Overview The Congress of Racial Equality was organized circa 1942 by an interracial group of University of Chicago students and theological seminary students, together with members of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.). The purpose of the organization was to eliminate all racial segregation and discrimination by means of interracial, direct nonviolent action. By 1966, CORE's official policy shifted to Black power and Black separatism while rejecting the former principles of non-violence. This...
Dates: 1942-1972

Charles Fisher Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Fisher, Charles
Overview

Charles Fisher was a draft counselor for the Boston Draft Resistance Group (BDRG), and involved with the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-1971

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  • Subject: African Americans -- Civil rights X
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African Americans -- Civil rights 1
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African Americans -- Segregation 1
Civil rights movements -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- History -- Sources 1
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