Volume 3, Number 13 of Unity and Struggle, the national newspaper of the Congress of Afrikan People (CAP), published in December 1974. Unity and Struggle was one of several media outlets developed by Amiri Baraka to promote Black cultural nationalism in Newark and the nation. — Credit: NYU Tamiment Library
national welfare rights organization
Attendance lists and member rosters from meetings of the planning committee for the Black and Puerto Rican Convention. The wide array of individuals and organizations that participated in the Convention’s planning can be seen by scrolling through these lists. The Convention was organized to formally select the “Community’s Choice” for Mayor and City Council in the 1970 election.
A look inside the office of “Mutual Concern” (UCC Area Board 6), where two women work at a desk. The woman on the right is wearing a National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO) member pin. Welfare Rights was one of the central organizing efforts of many of the UCC Area Boards. — Credit: Newark Public Library