Best, Brightest and Most Beautiful 2005: Harold Eugene Core, Jr.

Harold Eugene Core, Harold Eugene Core, Public Information Officer, Michigan Department of Civil Right

     Harold Eugene Core, Jr. was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska.  For his undergraduate studies, Harold attended Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri, where he was President of the NAACP student chapter and very active in student government.  After completing a B.S. in Economics Harold went on to attend Western Michigan University as a Thurgood Marshall Scholar, where he received a M.A. in Political Science.  Harold’s Master’s Thesis, “First and Second Generations of Urban Black Mayors,” was an examination of urban black political empowerment as expressed through symbolic generational changes in urban black mayoralty.  In 2001 Harold joined the Michigan Department of Civil Rights as a rights representative, working in both the Detroit and Lansing field offices.  Harold currently serves as public information officer for the Department.