National Black Assembly Kawaida Towers Inquiry (April 16, 1973)

Excerpt from an inquiry into Kawaida Towers, held by the National Black Assembly Law and Justice Committee on April 16, 1973. Kawaida Towers, a high-rise housing project that Baraka planned to build in Newark’s predominantly white North Ward, was met by fierce opposition from white residents and politicians. — Credit: Seton Hall University Libraries