Congress Of Racial Equality By Alexis LAvoie

(Q) In 1960, the Chicago chapter of CORE began to challenge racial segregation in the Chicago Public Schools (CPS). By the late 1950s, the Board of Education's maintenance of the neighborhood school policy resulted in a pattern of racial segregation in the CPS. Predominantly black schools were situated in predominantly black neighborhoods on the south and west sides of the city, while predominantly white schools were located in predominantly white areas in the north, northwest and southwest sides of Chicago.
(S) Core was under a the leadership of Floyd McKissick. He led it in black nationalism and self goverment by african americans in black areas.
(S) As working for the CORE'S voter registration Me-members were murdered by the KKK.
(P) in 1942, James Farmer tried to improve race relations and end discrimination policies through direct-action projects. Farmer Found CORE as a solution for the nonviolent approach to combat racial prejudice that was inspired by Gandhi.
(P) James Farmer was under CORE and tried to end segragation. Although, his group racial leadership failed. He co-founded the Committee of Racial Equality in 1942, which later became the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). He was also the initiator and organizer of the 1961 Freedom Ride, which eventually led to the desegregation of inter-state transportation in the United States.
(Q) In June 1964, three civil rights activists, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner, were murdered by members of the Ku Klux Klan while working as volunteers for CORE's Freedom Summer voter registration project in Mississippi.
(P) Many civil rights workers were beginning in late 1961, to feel that black political power, not integration, offered the best hope for achieving racial equality.
(P) is an African American civil rights organization in the United States that played a pivotal role for African Americans in the civil rights movement. Founded in 1942 and was one of the BIG four organizations.

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Created with images by Tony Fischer Photography - "Andrew Goodman 1943-1964, "Murder in Mississippi""

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