Statement of Mayor Addonizio on Barringer Protests (June 27, 1963)

Public statement issued by Mayor Addonizio on June 27, 1963, in which he addresses employment discrimination in the building and construction industries and offers a set of recommendations to address employment discrimination in the city. Addonizio's statement was issued in response to threats by the Newark Coordinating Council to picket city construction projects to protest hiring discrimination in the building and construction trades against Blacks and Puerto Ricans. -- Credit: Newark Public Library

Public statement issued by Mayor Addonizio on June 27, 1963, in which he addresses employment discrimination in the building and construction industries and offers a set of recommendations to address employment discrimination in the city. Addonizio’s statement was issued in response to threats by the Newark Coordinating Council to picket city construction projects to protest hiring discrimination in the building and construction trades against Blacks and Puerto Ricans. — Credit: Newark Public Library