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Fashion Revamped Under Construction Part Deux (Part 1)

20. May 2015

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The styles and new trends were presented at Essex County College’s (ECC) 33rd annual fashion show. This years name was “Revamp, Under construction Part Deux”, a continuation from last years exciting lineup of design and couture. Those who attended this show was not disappointed, the show featured over 600 original designs, 53 models, and over […]

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Joey Alexander album debut, remember the name

12. May 2015

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Thanks to WBGO, Gary Walker and the radio stations seasonal fund raiser campaign drive, that introduced through a radio interview, a jazz prodigy and his new album release today.  His name is Joey Alexander, (jazz lovers and none jazz lovers alike) will remember the name of this jazz prodigy at just 11 years of age. […]

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NJIT Reaches for the Stars “New Solar Telescope Peers Deep into the Sun to Track the Origins of Space Weather”

6. May 2015

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Scientists at NJIT’s Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBS)) have captured the first high-resolution images of magnetic fields and plasma flows originating deep below the Sun’s surface, tracing the evolution of sunspots and magnetic flux ropes through the chromosphere before their dramatic appearance in the corona as flaring loops. The images, observed through NJIT’s 1.6 meter […]

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Cinco De Mayo Newark Style

5. May 2015

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Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a celebration held on May 5. It is celebrated in the United States and in Mexico, primarily in the state of Puebla, where the holiday is called El Día de la Batalla de Puebla (English: The Day of the Battle of Puebla). Mexican Americans also often […]

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Ben Affleck and the debate for Reparation continues

24. April 2015

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With the recent public news reports that Ben Affleck demanded an omission in ‘Finding Your Roots’.  The host of the show, Henry Louis Gates, a prominent Harvard history professor, appeared upset by the apparently unprecedented request but the sensitive facts were nonetheless left out of the show, which aired last September. The issue could be […]

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Earth Day 2015 What does it mean to you?

22. April 2015

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Earth Day is an annual event created to celebrate the planet’s environment and raise public awareness about pollution. The day, marked on April 22, is observed worldwide with rallies, conferences, outdoor activities and service projects. Started as a grassroots movement, Earth Day created public support for the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and […]

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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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NJIT Lost ends a Great season for the Highlanders

1. April 2015

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What a game!  Much credit most go to the coach Engles Still, his staff, Brian Kennedy,Jesse Agel, Dino Presley, Jared Czech, and Bobby Fisk.  Who set out to develop a basketball program that “was based commitment, hard work, attention to detail.” They are all familiar concepts in the world of sports, but what makes it authentic is […]

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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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