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Congress Of Racial Equality

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Starting as a civil rights organization in the 1940s, the Congress Of Racial Equality (CORE) was a key player in many of the African-American efforts during the Civil Rights Movement.

CORE remains active, organized as a non-profit organization headquartered in New York, to promote equality.

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CORE was founded in 1942 by a group of students at the University of Chicago. First known as the Committee on Racial Equality, it was later renamed "Congress of Racial Equality".[1]


  1. http://www.core-online.org/Features/what-is-core.htm


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