International Committee Against Racism

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Duration: 1973 - 1996
Location: New York, New York, United States


The Committee Against Racism (CAR) was formed in 1973 and later changed its name to the International Committee Against Racism (InCAR). The organization had chapters in a number of cities. CAR/InCAR took up many different battles against racism in the U.S., including successful efforts to physically break up Ku Klux Klan (KKK) rallies. InCAR/CAR were involved in the struggle against apartheid. The Baltimore chapter was involved in a national campaign to get McGraw-Hill to stop publishing books, such as “Managing Black Workers,” for the racist South African market.  InCAR and Progressive Labor Party were sister organizations. (Source: Bill Bleich, a former member of the Baltimore chapter CAR/InCAR; InCAR and CAR documents on this website; and InCAR description on Wikipedia.)