Kenneth Gibson, Newark's First Black Mayor

A panel of scholars discussed the tenure and impact of Kenneth Gibson, elected in 1970 as Newark’s first Black mayor and the first Black mayor of… read more

A panel of scholars discussed the tenure and impact of Kenneth Gibson, elected in 1970 as Newark’s first Black mayor and the first Black mayor of any major Northeastern city. The examined the impact this election had on the broader civil rights movement and how Gibson did and did not meet the expectations of the Black voters who elected him. This event was part of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History’s annual conference, and they provided the video. close

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  • Peter Blackmer Assistant Professor Eastern Michigan University->Africology and African American Studies
  • Beatrice Adams Ph.D Candidate Rutgers University->History Department
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Kenneth Gibson, Newark's First Black Mayor

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Program ID:
477032-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 31, 2020 | 1:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Nov 13, 2020 | 3:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 31, 2020 | 1:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 31, 2020 | 9:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 01, 2020 | 1:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 01, 2020 | 7:15am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 08, 2020 | 1:19pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 12, 2020 | 10:54pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 13, 2020 | 4:17am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 13, 2020 | 9:39am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 13, 2020 | 3:02pm EST | C-SPAN 3