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Mayor Baraka Defines what’s a Snitch

17. April 2015

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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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Newark Public Library Director to Retire

16. April 2015

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  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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Commemorate Lincoln Assassination 150 years ago at The Lincoln Monument Newark Historic Courthouse, TODAY April 15th

15. April 2015

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The assassination of President Abraham Lincoln 150 years ago changed the course of U.S. history. Museums and historic institutions across the country are featuring special exhibits, plays and musical performances to commemorate that seminal event on April 14, 1865. At Ford’s Theatre in the nation’s capital, where Lincoln was shot, objects from that tragic evening […]

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Celebratory farwell to Dr. Ben

14. April 2015

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

10. April 2015

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

9. April 2015

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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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On the Two extremes Bernie Sander and Ben Carson speak before thousands at Al Sharton’s National Action Network Conference (part 2)

9. April 2015

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In contrast to Senator Sanders, Ben Carson, the black Republican and potential presidential candidate who once told Barack Obama his health-insurance plan was the worst U.S. policy since slavery, held the  conservative position of self responsibility, at Wednesday at Al Sharpton’s National Action Network. Carson, 63, rose from poverty to national acclaim as a neurosurgeon […]

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Are Latinos Racist???

25. March 2015

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Over the last two years Glocally Newark has been following the emergence of and growing awareness of race in the latino community.  Lets first say up-front, we are not suggesting that all racist.  From the discussion of Afro-Colombianas, Afro-Cubans to Dominican and Haitian disputes.  Are Latinos racist? Earlier this year the “Dominican Constitutional Court’s decision […]

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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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