Temple of Kawaida Press Release (Nov 27, 1972)

Press release issued by Amiri Baraka’s Temple of Kawaida on November 27, 1972 criticizing the lack of police protection for the construction 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)