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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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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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TRAVELINGMAD TO INTRODUCE DR. BALDWIN, DEAN OF WROXTON COLLEGE IN ENGLAND TO NEWARK HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

13. March 2015

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TRAVELINGMAD TO INTRODUCE DR. BALDWIN, DEAN OF WROXTON COLLEGE IN ENGLAND TO NEWARK HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS THAT WILL TRAVEL TO LONDON FOR AN IMMERSIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCE IN NEWARK, FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 6 PM AT 303 UNIVERSITY AVENUE WHO:  Madeline Boughton of TravelingMad Dr. Nicholas Baldwin, Dean of Wroxton College (FDU) High school student travelers   […]

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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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