Louise Epperson (1970)

Photograph of Louise Epperson from 1970. Mrs. Epperson, chair of the Committee Against Negro and Puerto Rican Removal, was instrumental in organizing opposition to the plans for a medical school in the Central Ward that would have displaced thousands of Black and Puerto Rican residents. -- Credit: Newark Public Library

Photograph of Louise Epperson from 1970. Mrs. Epperson, chair of the Committee Against Negro and Puerto Rican Removal, was instrumental in organizing opposition to the plans for a medical school in the Central Ward that would have displaced thousands of Black and Puerto Rican residents. — Credit: Newark Public Library