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CORE launches sit-ins against segregation at University of Chicago campus
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Students affiliated with the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) launch sit-in protests against the University of Chicago's segregated off-campus housing, charging that the university operates approximately 100 segregated apartment houses. The University responds by alleging that it is following a policy of step-by-step integration.

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