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64 Tom Hayden also relocated to the city to head the Newark Community Union Program (NCUP) and urge residents to push for more demands from city government. ”65 But Robert Curvin, a Black student activist with CORE, challenges how much Hayden’s political weight carried in the city. ” Others argue that a political movement was taking shape before Hayden came to Newark. 66 Hayden equated Newark with Vietnam as being under “colonial domination” and because both places were burning. Although much of the literature on 1960s Newark and urban America minimizes the New Left community building, their politics helped forge certain local movements.

80 Police officers John DeSimone and Vito Pontrelli arrested Smith for improper passing on 15th Street in the Central Ward. 81 “The cops beat up cabdrivers every night in this city. 83 As Sharpe James notes, “We were always fearful of how our lives could be snatched away in a second by the police. 85 It usually takes an incident like a beating to spark a riot, according to Professors Charles V. Hamilton and Clement Price. Price points out there were two events or phases to the rioting: a shopping spree by looters and a shooting spree by law enforcement.

In one instance, the Port Authority did not hire any Newarkers for an airport expansion project. For many inner-city residents, an entry-level position was not long-lasting. In the public sector, few minorities were hired or appointed under the Gibson administration as well (though this might have been due to a lack of administrative experience among the applicants and civil service requirements, according to Willa Johnson). 160 While the city’s social problems in the early 1970s posed challenges for Gibson, his relationship with the city council proved to be contentious as well.

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