Ken Gibson, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Harry Belafonte (June 15, 1970)

Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer (left), Ken Gibson (center), and Harry Belafonte (right), march side-by-side down Broad Street on June 15, 1970, to promote Gibson's mayoral campaign. Gibson won the run-off election the next day, becoming Newark's first African American Mayor. --Credit: UPI Telephoto

Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer (left), Ken Gibson (center), and Harry Belafonte (right), march side-by-side down Broad Street on June 15, 1970, to promote Gibson’s mayoral campaign. Gibson won the run-off election the next day, becoming Newark’s first African American Mayor. –Credit: UPI Telephoto