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Aljira Presents Leonardo Benzant: Afrosupernatural Organized by Visiting Curator Dexter Wimberly

4. April 2016

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On Saturday, Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art kicked-off its spring exhibition of Leonardo Benzant: Afrosupernatural organized by Visiting Curator, Dexter Wimberly. Recognizing both his ties and disjunction from an ancestral past, Leonardo Benzant’s practice is driven by his connection to the trans African-Atlantic diaspora. Considering the possibilities of genetic imprints, cultural identification, innate and intuitive […]

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2nd Annual Financial Literacy Conference entitled “Get in the Financial Success Lane.

1. April 2016

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After receiving riveting reviews of our inaugural Financial Literacy Conference, we were empowered with the task to present our 2nd Annual Financial Literacy Conference entitled “Get in the Financial Success Lane.” We embark on the continuous journey of supporting National Financial Literary Month celebrated around the country. We further support the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau […]

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Saint Michael’s Residents Take First Place at New Jersey Medical Jeopardy Competition

1. April 2016

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A team of residents from Saint Michael’s Medical Center took first place in the New Jersey American College of Physician’s Doctor’s Dilemma competition, also known as Medical Jeopardy. The Saint Michael’s team defeated teams from Newark Beth Israel, Atlanticare health, Trinitas Regional Medical Center, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in the final round of the […]

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Dominic Tamin: Entrepreneur with a Vision

1. April 2016

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by David Thomas Dominic Tamin is a man on a mission, a man with a vision, but it wasn’t always that way for the young man from Cameroon. Tamin’s road to success has been a long and sometimes hard one. Coming from humble beginnings on a West African palm oil plantation, Tamin eventually immigrated to […]

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¡Presente! A Symposium & Celebration of Latina/o and 30th Anniversary Celebration of the NJ Hispanic Youth Showcase

29. March 2016

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April 2, 1-6pm for Symposium and 6-10 pm for Celebration 15 Washington St., Panels to be in Room 201 with Celebration in the Main Hall Visit spaa.newark.rutgers.edu to register. Produced by Rutgers University-Newark Alum, Emmy-award winning television producer and Latin@ youth talent scout, William Sánchez will be among the distinguished alumni coming to campus next November […]

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Sale of Saint Michael’s Medical Center to Prime Healthcare Services Receives Final Regulatory Approvals

10. March 2016

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The state has approved the sale of Saint Michael’s. Press release is attached and below. I noticed that some of you have been using some old and low resolution real estate shots of Saint Michael’s. I took some photos the other day, so feel free to pick one and download in the resolution you need. […]

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Black History Month

2. February 2016

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Newark Public Library Newark, , NJ Wednesday, February 3, 2016 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society – Celebrating Black History Month. James Brown African American Room. Info: 973–733–7779   Essex County College Garvey/Nkrumah Lecture Series February 4 To help celebrate February as Black History Month, Essex County College is hosting its […]

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Getting Less & Less Safe Out Here: A Tribute to Amiri Baraka by Heroes Are Gang Leaders

1. February 2016

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   GETTING LESS & LESS SAFE OUT HERE: A TRIBUTE TO AMIRI BARAKA BY HEROES ARE GANG LEADERS In the tradition of a signifying protest groove comes Heroes are Gang Leaders, a group of poets and musicians formed by poet Thomas Sayers Ellis, and his frequent collaborator Saxophonist James Brandon Lewis. This is in honor […]

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NJIT’s Women in Computing Society Volunteers at Nearby STEM Academy for CSEDWeek

29. January 2016

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By Shydale James “It was a woman who wrote the first code in history,” said NJIT graduate student Krupali Patel to an auditorium full of children at the East Orange STEM Academy. “There are a lot of women who’ve contributed immensely to the new ways and strategies that are now changing the world.” National Computer […]

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Presenting Jo-El Lopez Opens on Saturday at Gallery Aferro

28. January 2016

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Newark, NJ – Gallery Aferro is pleased to present a major solo show by New Jersey-based painter Jo-El Lopez. Born in Juncos, Puerto Rico and raised in Paterson, New Jersey, Lopez uses the visual storytelling of traditional realism to convey complex commentary on the intersection of faith and modernity, the strength of family, and the […]

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