Congress of Racial Equality

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Lew Zuchman, a Freedom Rider 50 Years Ago, Recalls Historic Journey

    Lew Zuchman: a mug shot for freedomFifty years ago this month, black and white Freedom Riders set out on buses for the South to challenge local segregation laws, particularly in bus terminals' restaurants and waiting rooms. Their 1961 journey became a turning point in the civil rights movement when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Clip Job: Miss Hansberry & Bobby K

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJune 6, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 33Miss Hansberry & Bobby KBy Diane Fisher"When we left the Kennedys' apartment I had a feeling of complete futility, and as we got on the elevator I wondered if there is any way to make the white people in this co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    Dorm Discrimination at NYU?

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 8, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 16 Bias in NYU Housing The Congress of Racial Equality is currently investigating claims of discrimination against Negroes in housing owned by Columbia University and New York University. According to James Fa ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    December 30, 2003
  • News

    April 22, 2003

    Equal Opportunity Scam

    CORE Hustles White Firms With Race

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    December 17, 2002

    Post–9-11 Civil Rights

    If You're Black, Who's Got Your Back?

  • News

    November 7, 2000

    Fear of the Williams Sisters

    Venus and Serena Battle Charges of Arrogance and the Myth of the Superbred Black Athlete

  • News

    August 15, 2000

    The Uncle Tom Dilemma

    Are Blacks Like Colin Powell Asking African Americans to Sell Out?

  • News

    August 8, 2000

    Steal This Election

    The Mugging of Councilmember Una Clarke by Brooklyn’s Black Political Elite

  • News

    February 29, 2000
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    January 25, 2000

    Reverend Norris's Big Mouth

    After a long-awaited showdown with Hillary Clinton, an ally of Al Sharpton triggers a vicious debate about guilt by association

  • News

    April 27, 1999

    History at Its Source

    'Nice Jewish Ladies Rampaged Through the City'