Definition of Congress of Racial Equality
1. Noun. An organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Congress Of Racial Equality
Literary usage of Congress of Racial Equality
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Black Americans in Congress, 1870-1989 by Bruce A. Ragsdale, Joel D. Treese (1996)
"During the civil rights movement, Owens became actively involved in politics through his work as chairman of the Brooklyn Congress of Racial Equality from ..."
2. The Ku Klux Klan: A History of Racism & Violence edited by Sara Bullard (1998)
"The outspoken, self-confident Schwerner was a social worker from New York who came to Meridian, Mississippi, to work with the Congress of Racial Equality in ..."
3. Loosen the Knots and Tangles by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1992)
"Innis is a founding member of the Club of Life and Chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). So, if all these types of men are LaRouche's allies ..."
4. Fairness in Employment Testing: Validity Generalization, Minority Issues by John A. Hartigan, Alexandra K. Wigdor (1989)
"National organizations such as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) played ..."