Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) picket line at the Phoenix Hotel

Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) picket line at the Phoenix Hotel

    The Phoenix Hotel was targed by the CORE for its racist policis. Demonstrators tried to enter the hotel but were ousted from the premises. Among the demonstrators in front of the WVLK van are Reverend Jones and his wife. Rev. Jones' church, Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church, hosted most of CORE's rallies.


  • 1961 December


  • McCann, Calvert C.


  • English


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