William Mercer, What Business Can Do for the Black Community (National Conference on Black Power)-ilovepdf-compressed

A speech written by William A. Mercer, Coordinator of the Business and Industrial Coordinating Council (BICC), that he presented at the National Conference on Black Power in Newark. The Black Power Conference began just days after the 1967 Newark Rebellion had come to a close and brought a wide array of national Civil Rights and Black Power leaders to Newark. -- Credit: Newark Public Library

A speech written by William A. Mercer, Coordinator of the Business and Industrial Coordinating Council (BICC), that he presented at the National Conference on Black Power in Newark. The Black Power Conference began just days after the 1967 Newark Rebellion had come to a close and brought a wide array of national Civil Rights and Black Power leaders to Newark. — Credit: Newark Public Library