Temple of Kawaida Press Release (Feb 22, 1973)

Press release issued by Amiri Baraka’s Temple of Kawaida on February 22, 1973 describing acts of police brutality at the construction site of 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)