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Dr. Martin Luther King and the Chicago Freedom Movement

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Chicago civil rights leaders meet the press

Photograph by John Tweedle, courtesy of Dianne Tweedle.

Led by former school teacher Albert Raby (left of King), the CCCO was a coalition of a number of disparate and sometimes contentious groups including the local branches of CORE, the Catholic Interracial Council, and the Urban League, among others. Here, King and Raby meet the Chicago press along with SCLC leader Bayard Rustin (right of King) and others.

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