13172_7560_newark_riots.mov

13172_7560_newark_riots

1967 race riots in Newark, New Jersey sparked by racial inequality and the demand for civil rights. Buildings on fire. African American men being led away by police in riot gear. Military vehicles patrol deserted city streets. Smashed storefront windows and heavily looted shops. Cars with broken windows. Police officers crouch behind patrol car doors. WS of city street with vandalized shops and cars. An officer with an assault rifle crouches behind a lamppost. Military police patrol the streets. Sniper fire from a building. Police detain and arrest a number of African American men and led them into a police van.

1960s
B&W
Not Explicit