Campaign Flyer Against Kawaida Towers and Marie Villani (1978)

Campaign flyer from the 1978 Newark City Council election, opposing the re-election of Marie Villani, because she voted in favor of the Kawaida Towers housing project in the North Ward. Kawaida Towers, a communal public housing project conceived by Amiri Baraka, was met with fierce opposition in the predominantly white North Ward where it was supposed to be constructed. -- Credit: Newark Public Library

Campaign flyer from the 1978 Newark City Council election, opposing the re-election of Marie Villani, because she voted in favor of the Kawaida Towers housing project in the North Ward. Kawaida Towers, a communal public housing project conceived by Amiri Baraka, was met with fierce opposition in the predominantly white North Ward where it was supposed to be constructed. — Credit: Newark Public Library