Bernice Bass (right) had a major presence in the city’s music, radio, & political scenes. She had a Sunday evening radio program on WNJR: News & Views. She was influential in the gospel music scene & a prominent figure in Newark’s black community.
Photo from Newark Public Library.
Digitized material from Newark Public Library.
Star Ledger coverage.Sterling, Guy.
“The Famous, Familiar and the Forgotten: 350 Notable Newarkers”.
Barbara J. Kukla Papers, Newark Public Library
“Bernice Bass, activist dean of gospel music” Star Ledger Jan 21, 2000