No Cause For Indictment: An Autopsy of Newark
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No Cause For Indictment: An Autopsy of Newark

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The definitive account of the buildup, chaos, and aftermath of one of the worst urban riots in US history: the 1967 Newark riots. Being re-issued on the fortieth anniversary of the devastating event, No Cause For Indictment is a must-read to understand issues still facing urban America: poverty, political corruption, and racism.

Forty years ago, Newark's oppressed black maj...more
Paperback, 425 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by Melville House
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"Probably the most moving and instructive book yet written on any of the bloody civil disturbances of the sixties." -- The New Yorker

"Porambo is energetic, angry, and touch on everyone." -- The New York Review of Books

"Porambo speaks chillingly of crime, prison beatings, and hopelessness in this dark, riveting story." -- Jimmy Breslin
Kit Fox
Didn't know anything about the Newark riots of 1967. Now I know enough to make someone really mad. For a long time. And then the dude who wrote this book embarked on a life of crime. Crazyville.
a good intro to the newark riots in the 60s. talks A LOT about how corrupt the newark government was. also, there's an interesting section on tom hayden, strangely enough.
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