C.O.R.E - Louisiana - 1963

During the Freedom Summer of 1963, CORE organized demonstrations in parishes north of Baton Rouge where there were large concentrations of unregistered Blacks. Photographs of student activists canvassing and preparing potential Black voters and escorted them to courthouses. Includes photographs for EBONY magazine assignment on Reverend Joe Carter, the first Black man to register to vote in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, which was 80% to 90% Black.

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