John O’Shea

  • Newark: Negroes Move Toward Power

    I’ll be the city’s first black mayor, and I’ll take office by 1970,” said City Councilman Irvine Turner, one of the many Negroes rising in political power as Newark gropes to solve civil rights problems in ways that avoid the destruction of Walts in Los Angeles or the smoldering tension of Chicago's South Side. John O'Shea, a news reporter for Newark's station WJRZ, tells here about a city in racial transition.