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Energizing the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements: The Legacy of Chicago CORE

Sunday, Feb 25, 2007 ,  1:30PM-4PM

Woodson Regional Library
9525 South Halsted Street
Chicago, Illinois 60628

Admissions: Free

The Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and the Civil Rights/Black Power Movement in Chicago 1950-1969

Robert Lucas was President of CORE and led the 1966 civil rights march into Cicero, Illinois. He appeared at the CFA program To Bear Witness: The Question of Violence in fall of 2006. Mr Lucas will chair a panel discussion about the civil rights activities in Chicago during the mid twentieth century.

The film Cicero March will be screened.

Energizing the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements: The Legacy of Chicago CORE (Congress of Racial Equality)

Join a panel discussion with:
Bob Lucas, Chairman, Chicago CORE; leader of 1966 Cicero March
Brenetta Howell Barrett, Chicago CORE
Timuel Black, Chicago CORE, Negro American Labor Council
Glory Bryant, Chicago CORE
Bennett Johnson, Chicago CORE, Third World Press
Rosie Simpson, Chicago friends of SNCC; organizer of first protest against “Willis Wagons”
Carroll Williams, Chicago CORE

Location:
Woodson Regional Library
9525 South Halsted Street
Chicago, Illinois 60628
Hours:1:30PM-4PM
Admissions:Free