Temple of Kawaida Press Release (1972)

Press release issued by Amiri Baraka’s Temple of Kawaida in late 1972 announcing the ruling of Judge Irwin Kimmelman in favor of tax abatement for Kawaida Towers. 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: The Black Power Movement, Pt. 1 (microfilm)