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Third ward, Newark

by Curtis Lucas

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Published by Lion Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCurtis Lucas
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3523.U235 T4 1952
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24611146M
OCLC/WorldCa4746946

That notion was voiced as early as , with the publication of Curtis Lucas' little-known "Third Ward, Newark." It tells the melodramatic tale of Wonnie Brown, a black teen raped by white men and. The program’s director, Rutgers history professor Clement Price, said Newark has a rich tradition of crime fiction that took off in the s with Curtis Lucas’ “Third Ward, Newark,” about.

Last additions - Newark Maps Expanding & Contracting Borders views Photo from "The Running Brooks" by Edward S. Rankin views Newark’s ward system was created in , after the city became one of the most important industrial centers in the nation. A population explosion transformed Newark, suddenly filled with immigrant laborers, and the creation of wards was viewed as a way to run it .

According to the Newark Housing Authority, the old Third Ward was a blighted, block neighborhood of nearly 2, structures in desperate need of replacement. At a series of public hearings, the community generally seemed to agree with Louis Danzig, Newark Housing Authority executive director, who concluded that drastic change was essential. Other important partner offices: Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (NCEDC) is the primary economic development catalyst for the State of New Jersey’s largest city, is organized to retain, attract and grow businesses, enhance small and minority business capacity, and spur real estate development throughout the City’s 20 diverse neighborhoods.


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