Pamphlet distributed by the Committee For Unified Newark (CFUN) in 1972, outlining the major programs, projects, teachings, and ideologies of the organization. CFUN was a cultural nationalist organization established in 1968 by Amiri Baraka aimed at achieving Black political power in Newark. — Credit: The Black Power Movement, Pt. 1 (microfilm)
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.
Memo to the Executive Committee of the United Community Corporation (UCC) from Executive Director Cyril Tyson, regarding the establishment, structure, and ideologies of local Area Boards. The Area Boards were established as Community Action Programs to allow “maximum feasible participation” in the UCC from city residents in their neighborhoods. — Credit: Newark Public Library