David Barrett Addresses a Crowd at Conklin Hall

BOS alerted community leaders in Newark about the Conklin takeover in advance. The leaders showed their support by talking to the group surrounding the building, maintaining a presence near Conklin during the entire three days’ occupation and by writing letters of support to Campus administrators. In the photo, David Barrett of the United Brothers of Newark addresses the crowd in front of Conklin Hall. –Credit: The Star-Ledger