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Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn

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Add to Calendar 22-02-2014 22-02-2014 15 Fighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn In the wake of the southern student sit-ins, The Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) created a Brooklyn chapter, which quickly established itself as one of the most audacious and dynamic chapters in the nation. Historian Brian Purnell discusses the group's tactics and impact and importance to the Civil Rights movement in Brooklyn. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=154177 Brooklyn Public Library, Central branch true DD/MM/YYYY
February 22, 2014
4pm
Brooklyn Public Library, Central branch
Prospect Heights
Teen, Adult

Description: In the wake of the southern student sit-ins, The Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) created a Brooklyn chapter, which quickly established itself as one of the most audacious and dynamic chapters in the nation. Historian Brian Purnell discusses the group's tactics and impact and importance to the Civil Rights movement in Brooklyn.

Address: 10 Grand Army Plaza
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Phone: 718-230-2100
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