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Newark Riverfront Revival Kick-off Party tommorrow

13. April 2015

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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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Women in Media-Newark Presents And “Still I Rise” @ Aljira TODAY

24. March 2015

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Opening at Aljira on March 24 Women in Media-Newark Presents And Still I Rise And Still I Rise is a week long event celebrating women in film, art & music. The festival opens at Aljira on TODAY Tuesday, March 24 at 5pm with a screening of three films plus a panel discussion after Janie’s Janie […]

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Little White Lie appears tonight at 10 on Independant Lens Channel 13

23. March 2015

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THE DOCUMENTARY “Little White Lie” is airing on “Independent Lens” WHEN|WHERE Tonight, Monday at 10 p.m. on WNET/13 WHAT IT’S ABOUT Filmmaker Lacey Schwartz confronts what everyone in her life had been “overlooking”: That the little girl from the nice white family in Woodstock was black. How did it happen? How could it happen? The […]

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NEXT: Danielle Thompson

16. March 2015

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Who’s Got Next? Danielle Renee Thompson | Theater Newark based actress and teaching artist Danielle Thompson easily wedges in the upper class of blacktresses. Her expansive resume, noteworthy acting chops and contagious smile has dazzled audiences all over. In addition to New York and Regional theater, Thompsons unique work as a teaching artist compliments her […]

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In India Celebrate “festival of colors”

9. March 2015

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Snow in March for the second time in a week, Spring could not come soon enough for me.  We here at Glocally have acknowledge the new beginnings, such as the Chinese New Year, of beginnings in culture around the world.    Millions across India welcomed spring and new year with their annual “festival of colors” […]

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Alondra Nelson: Discussion on “Body and Soul: Politics of Race and Medicine” today at Dana Library

4. March 2015

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Alondra Nelson recovers a lesser-known aspect of The Black Panther Party’s broader struggle for social justice: health care. Nelson argues that the Party’s focus on health care was practical and ideological and that their understanding of health as a basic human right anticipated current debates about the politics of race and medicine. “In Body and […]

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Celebrating Women’s History Month at Rutgers Newark and Library events

3. March 2015

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  BY JADE MCCLAIN Who comes to mind when you think of a scientist? A filmmaker? An activist? How many of those were women? Despite the significant strides that women have made, their achievements can easily go unrecognized and overlooked as society still struggles to reconcile greatness with womanhood.   This March, Rutgers University-Newark highlights […]

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Birth of a Nations Celebrates 100 years

2. March 2015

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By Hillel Italie NEW YORK (AP) — One hundred years ago this spring, Hollywood came of age in a blaze of wonder and fury. D.W. Griffith’s three-hour Civil War epic, The Birth of a Nation, was released in March 3 1915 after a special showing in March at President Woodrow Wilson’s White House. It is […]

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Royals and Regalia:Inside the Palaces Nigeria’s Modern-Day Monarchs, In Pictures

27. February 2015

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(photo by George Osodi), His Royal Majesty (HRM), Agbogidi Obi James Ikechukwu Anyasi II, Obi of Idumuje Unor, 2012 Nigeria’s Modern-Day Monarchs, In Pictures A PHOTOJOURNALIST SEEKS TO “DOCUMENT AFRICA FROM AN AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE” WITH HIS UPCOMING EXHIBIT.Showcase the most recent body of work by acclaimed Nigerian photographer George Osodi in his first solo exhibition […]

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Lula Washington Dance Theatre to perform tomorrow at NJPAC

25. February 2015

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  One of the most admired African-American contemporary dance ensembles in the West is coming to Newark later this month for a special Black History Month Program. The Institute and New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) are co-presenting a special concert by The Lula Washington Dance Theatre, celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2015, in conjunction with the […]

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