Date: February 22, 2014
10 Grand Army Plaza
Prospect Heights, NY 11238
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.
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