Willie Wright Leads Tour of Central Ward, 2

Willie Wright (center) leads a group of Newark businessmen on a tour of the city's Central Ward in 1968. Wright, head of the United Afro-American Association, led tours of the Central Ward to demonstrate the conditions faced by its predominantly Black residents, and to promote investment in the area. -- Credit: Newark Public Library

Willie Wright (center) leads a group of Newark businessmen on a tour of the city’s Central Ward in 1968. Wright, head of the United Afro-American Association, led tours of the Central Ward to demonstrate the conditions faced by its predominantly Black residents, and to promote investment in the area. — Credit: Newark Public Library