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April 17, 2015

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Mayor Baraka Defines what’s a Snitch

lyanne - On Wednesday or better known as Tax date, the Mayor of Newark, went on The Nightly show with Larry Wilmore, the new Comedy Central Channel host that several months ago replaced Steven Colbert show with the same name.   Mr. Wilmore, a Black comedian and write of comedy has written in the past for Living […]

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April 16, 2015

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Newark Public Library Director to Retire

lyanne -   Dr. Wilma Grey, Director of the Newark Public Library, yesterday announced her plan to retire later this year following forty-six years of service. She has held the post of Director since 2005.   “Wilma has been a passionate and tireless advocate for the Library, and we are grateful for her years of dedicated service […]

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April 14, 2015

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Celebratory farwell to Dr. Ben

lyanne - Friday was the funeral or to some a homecoming celebration to the ancestors of Dr. Yosef Ben-Jochannan, as most people familiar with him called him simply Dr. Ben.  My first exposure to Dr. Ben came from my weekly watching, the late Gil Noble, as a kid, my first introduction to black history, host of the public […]

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April 13, 2015

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Newark Riverfront Revival Kick-off Party tommorrow

lyanne - The day is almost here! Join us and the Friends of the Riverfront tomorrow, Tuesday, April 14th from 6-8pm for Newark Riverfront Revival’s release of our Mega Poster at Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art located at 591 Broad Street, Newark, NJ. DJ Gonzalo Silva will provide the sounds and drinks will be sponsored by […]

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April 10, 2015

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Global Is Local:The Nigerians election and the hopes of New President elect Muhammadu Buhari

lyanne - Observer all over the world, watch Africa’s largest populist country emerge through a democratic election, and most important set the stage to an orderly transition, to an newly elect government.  New Jersey and Newark particularly, has a large population of Nigerians.  Nigerians living in Newark were excited about the prospects of a new president, and […]

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April 9, 2015

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On the Two extremes Bernie Sander and Ben Carson speak before thousands at Al Shartons National Action Network Conference (part 1)

lyanne - Yesterday it was like watching two side of a coin, as two potential presidential candidate  speak to a a standing Ballroom in the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, at the National Action Network opening day.  Their piotention were poloring opposition, one libreral and the other conservative.  Vermont Senator Bernie Sander spoke to the audience in the […]

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March 31, 2015

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Burger Bound fires rank the best in the State of NJ by Yahoo

lyanne - Congrats to Newark’s Burger Bounds in the Yahoo’s recognition for the best fries in New Jersey acknowledgment.  Now we don’t how scientific the process was a for selecting facility in the yahoos country wide review and assessment.  But we can attest to the tasty fries.  My favorite are theTruffle & Parmesan Fries.  Fries with parmesan […]

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