Campaign Letter- The Choice is Yours and Mine (June, 1970)-ilovepdf-compressed

Letter distributed to Newark residents during the 1970 Mayoral campaign tying candidate Ken Gibson to militant Black leaders. Mayor Addonizio’s campaign attempted to paint his opponent, Ken Gibson, as a dangerous Black Nationalist based on his association with Amiri Baraka. Addonizio was defeated by Ken Gibson in the runoff election, making Gibson the first Black mayor of a major northeastern city.