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Summer of '67: The Week That Changed Newark

Summer of '67: The Week That Changed Newark

The summer of 1967 was one that defined the city of Newark: From the time the rebellion began on Wednesday, July 12, to the conclusion on Monday, July 17, 26 people died and 750 people were injured. The events that took place throughout Mid-July that year changed the history of Newark forever. 



This timeline depicts the events of what occurred throughout the six days of unrest throughout the City of Newark in the Summer of 1967. Please click on the interactive timeline below to learn more on what happened.

Information for this timeline was provided by author and historian Junius Williams, and his website riseupnorth.com

And please watch this page for new features and a special live broadcast of Newark Today, 8pm on Thursday, July 13th.