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C.O.R.E.'s 24th National Convention, June 30, 1967 (Part 1 of 2)

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Program Title:
C.O.R.E.'s 24th National Convention, June 30, 1967 (Part 1 of 2)
PRA Archive #: 
BB1323A
Description: 

Comedian Dick Gregory, boxer Muhammad Ali, and Donald Warren, head of the Afro-American Association in Oakland, speak on the need for self-identity among American Blacks at this public meeting which opened CORE's national 1967 convention. Gregory's topics are white supremacy and social injustice. Muhammad Ali announces that he will fight at the Oakland Coliseum if they can take all of the proceeds to help the hungry people starving in the South. Donald Warden speaks about the establishment of the black man and what it means to call someone black. The second reel includes speakers Ron (Maulana) Karenga; Dale Gronemeier reading a publicly-written letter to Muhammad Ali, Floyd McKissick, and Muhammad Ali. Elsa Knight Thomson narrates. Part one.

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Date Recorded on: 
Oakland Arena, CA June 30, 1967
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFA, 2 Sept. 1967.
Item duration: 
58:11
Total duration (All reels): 
2 reels (129 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1967.
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230, Mark@PacificaRadioArchives.org
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