What is Congress of Racial Equality?

  • (noun): An organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality.
    Synonyms: CORE

Congress Of Racial Equality

The Congress of Racial Equality or CORE is a U.S. civil rights organization that played a pivotal role for African-Americans in the Civil Rights Movement. Membership in CORE is still stated to be open to "anyone who believes that 'all people are created equal' and is willing to work towards the ultimate goal of true equality throughout the world.”

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