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CREATED EQUAL: AMERICA’S CIVIL RIGHTS STRUGGLE Starting Tomorrow at The Newark Museum

30. September 2014

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A Festival of Film and Community Conversation THE ABOLITIONISTS Three-Part Presentation: Wednesdays, October 1, 8 and 15 The Abolitionists vividly brings to life the struggles of the men and women who led the battle to end slavery. Through innovative use of reenactments, this three-episode series puts a face on the anti-slavery movement—or rather, five faces: […]

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Newark Puerto Rican Parade “Autentica” Newark style

29. September 2014

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      On Sunday, September 21, 23014, the City of Newark hosted the 53rd Annual Puerto Rican Statewide Heritage Parade and Festival. Hundreds of residents, business owners, civic and cultural organizations and community leaders marched up Mount Prospect to Bloomfield Avenue.  Miss Puerto Rico 2014, wave to the eager audience.. This year honored guest […]

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Rutgers Newark Homecoming 2014

29. September 2014

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     Homecoming 2014 at Rutgers in Newark served up fun and activities from Sept. 22 –Sept. 27. The annual celebration, brought together alumni, current students, faculty,  staff, the community to celebrate all things Rutgers in Newark. This year the theme was to “Reconnect”. Reconnect with the alumni to the school, and equally important connect the […]

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Street Naming dedication to the late Wesley Tann, Saturday in Clinton Hill neighborhood

26. September 2014

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This Saturday September 27, 2014 at 12:00 o’clock noon, Councilwoman President Mildred Crump will dedicate a street sign to the Late J Wesley Tann II. at the corner of Osborne Terrace and Clinton Avenue in Newark, NJ,  J. The first African-American fashion designer to open a salon on Seventh Avenue in New York City, J. […]

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Oprah’s in The Brick House Tomorrow and Saturday Two day Workshop “Create the life you want.”

25. September 2014

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7 p.m. FRIDAY, 9 A.m. SATURDAY, NEWARK Two days with Oprah Start each day anew. Live your calling. Believe in what you can, and will, become. Create the life you want. Begin your journey at this all-new, empowering weekend gathering. Not only will you see the possibilities of a new life . . . the […]

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Cross-Currents: A Concert of Traditional & Contemporary Chinese Dance with Nai Ni Chen Dance Company

23. September 2014

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On Wednesday, September 24, at 7:30 pm , in Bradley Hall Theater, which is located 110 Warren Street, Newark, NJ 07102 Cross-Currents: A Symposium on Traditional & Contemporary Chinese Dance. Rutger Ethnic studies department will present the Institute’s fall Dance Symposium will feature the renowned New Jersey ensemble, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company. Nai-Ni Chen will present a full concert, […]

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The 42nd Annual NYUL Football Classic, Exciting game and HBC Tradition make for a memerable event Saturday at the Meadowlands

22. September 2014

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The 42nd Annual New York Urban League (NYUL) Football Classic took place at MetLife Stadium. This year’s Classic will feature Howard University vs Morgan State University. And always in addition to the competing football teams rivalry of the cheerleaders and  marching bands.  The Football Classic benefits the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Scholarship Fund and the educational programs […]

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10K United Way Race a Good Start for a Great Cause

17. September 2014

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On Sunday, The United Way of Essex County and Hudson County, had their first Healthy Kids 10K run, at Military Park, and PSE&G Plaza.  Apart of the first lady’s “Get Moving” healthy children initiative, all over the country, programs are being design to get kids active.  Healthy Kids’ goal is to consistently expand services that […]

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Newark Bears with new owner? They’ve got a nibble, at least

15. September 2014

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BY JOAN VERDON “The man who persuaded Americans to buy millions of Hurricane Mops, Slice-O-Matics, Pocket Hoses and other household gadgets advertised in infomercials thinks he can do something other New Jersey entrepreneurs have failed to do – sell tickets to baseball games at Newark’s Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium. A.J. Khubani, founder of Telebrands, […]

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Dissection of House, the experiment at Washington Park Fridays

10. September 2014

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Newark is a House city.  In most recent years House music has re-emerged as a home-grown music genre.  Successes such as the Lincoln Park Music Festival, most popular day (house), and with the success of Weequahic Park annual house party, house is making a resurgence and is becoming a common in local music vocabulary.  For […]

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