Hundley, Walter

Biography:

Walter Hundley, chair of Congress for Racial Equality (CORE) and member of the Central Area Civil Rights Committee (CACRC). Walter Hundley organized a lunch meeting with other Seattle civil rights leadersto lay out the need for action in the schools from his CORE perspective and suggested that a boycott was necessary. On February 23, 1966, the NAACP, CORE, and CACRC, released their letter to the superintendent to the press which spelled out their intention to launch a boycott of the Seattle public schools. They requested that all parents in Seattle keep their children out of school for two days.

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