Newark Activists Commemorate the 1967 Newark Rebellion

By Terri Kay

On July 12, 2022 the People’s Organization for Progress, along with other activists and allies, commemorated the 55th anniversary of the Newark Rebellion on Springfield Ave at a triangle plot of land, where a plaque sits memorializing the names of those killed.In one of the deadliest rebellions which had broken out across the country at that time, 26 people were killed and over 700 injured during the five days of Newark’s insurrection.

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