GiGi Foushee


GiGi Foushee was a Newark police officer, county detective, head Newark’s ABC department, deputy mayor & first African-American woman warden of Essex County Jail. “In a few months short of 50 yrs she accomplished more than most men and women do in their lifetimes” – Charles Cummings

Photo from Newark Library.


Knowing Newark

Extensive Star Ledger coverage

Remarks by Donald Payne