Congress of Racial Equality


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Noun1.Congress of Racial Equality - an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality
NGO, nongovernmental organization - an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government
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Paul Driessen is senior policy advisor for the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow and Congress of Racial Equality.
Two years later he joined the Congress of Racial Equality and worked in Tennessee with sharecroppers who had been displaced for registering to vote.
Falling in love with Congress of Racial Equality volunteer Suze Rotolo led him to write his early social conscience/protest hits.
He got out of prison in 1945 and helped found the Congress of Racial Equality.
When activists from the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) arrived in rural Louisiana in the 1960s, black people were better placed than they had been in the 1930s to lend their support to organized challenges to white supremacy.
Senator Eastland charged in 1961 that the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) was carrying on the fight for "a Soviet America.
Recently, I was invited by Roy Innes, National Chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality (C.
Some civil rights leaders, such as Martin Luther King, responded to the Moynihan Report in muted tones, but most were furious--even such members of the old guard as Bayard Rustin, and James Farmer of the Congress of Racial Equality.
president of the National Urban League; Roy Wilkins, president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); James Farmer, founder and president of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE); John Lewis, president of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC); and Martin Luther King Jr.
Richard Land, President, Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission Southern Baptist Convention Niger Innis, National Spokesman, Congress of Racial Equality Dr.

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