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.
Report by Works Progress Administration staff writers in the 1930s describing the housing conditions faced by Newark’s African American communities . — Credit: NJ State Archives
Report by Works Progress Administration staff writers in the 1930s describing the living conditions of Newark’s African American communities in the city’s Third Ward. — Credit: NJ State Archives
Report by the Newark Interracial Commission in the 1930s describing the conditions faced by African American migrants in Newark. — Credit: Newark Public Library