Press release on the Stella Wright Rent Strike, issued on December 7, 1972 by Operation Understanding. Operation Understanding was an interracial community organization of suburban and urban residents founded after the 1967 rebellion to address problems in Newark. — Credit: Seton Hall University Libraries
Volume 1, Number 5 of Black NewArk, the local newspaper of the Committee For Unified Newark (CFUN), published in April 1972. Black NewArk was one of several media outlets developed by Amiri Baraka to promote Black cultural nationalism in Newark and the nation. — Credit: NYU Tamiment Library
Official platform of the Black and Puerto Rican Convention, ratified on November 15, 1969, the second day of the Convention. The platform, developed through the Convention’s workshops, put forth a progressive political agenda for Newark’s 1970 Mayoral and City Council elections that all candidates nominated at the Convention agreed to be bound by.