C-51 (Notice on Leroi Jones’ Imprisonment) copy

Flyer distributed to protest the arrest and trial of LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka), who was arrested and beaten by police during the 1967 Newark rebellion on allegations of gun possession. Newark Police alleged that the flyer was printed and distributed by the United Community Corporation at 124 Branford Place in Newark. -- Credit: New Jersey State Archives

Flyer distributed to protest the arrest and trial of LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka), who was arrested and beaten by police during the 1967 Newark rebellion on allegations of gun possession. Newark Police alleged that the flyer was printed and distributed by the United Community Corporation at 124 Branford Place in Newark. — Credit: New Jersey State Archives