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Newark Auction schedule for November 6th

20. October 2014

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In case you missed our October sale, here is another opportunity to purchase property from the City of Newark!  Attached, please find preliminary information for the City of Newark’s upcoming Public Real Estate Auction  CITY OF NEWARK Department of Economic and Housing Development Division of Housing and Real Estate PUBLIC REAL ESTATE AUCTION – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER […]

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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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Recovering the New-Ark: Amiri Baraka’s Lost Chronicle of Black Power in Newark, 1968

22. April 2014

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by Whitney Strub Amiri Baraka’s lost Chronicles have been recovered and will premiere to a new audience today.  The Black Power movement has been defined cinematically by the iconography of black-and-white grain of groups like Newsreel, and in national memory through the lens of a white-dominated media awash in reductive and violent imagery. The city […]

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Amiri Baraka Newark’s Poet and Activist funeral arrangement set for this weekend

13. January 2014

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It is with great sadness to report the passing of our beloved Amiri Baraka, who had been ill for several weeks, and last reported was improving.  Newark Mayor Luis Quintana said Baraka will be sorely missed. “I went to visit him at the hospital about two weeks ago,” Quintana said by phone. “He was more than a poet, […]

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Newark Public Art Celebrate the Mural produced by Gladys Barker Grauer

16. August 2013

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  On Friday, August 23, 4-7 pm, please join the Newark Public Art Program, South Ward Councilman Ras Baraka, the Clinton Hill Community & Early Childhood Center, lead artist Gladys Barker Grauer, arts administrator City Without Walls, and others to dedicate the Newark Public Art Program’s twenty-fourth large-scale outdoor painting, titled A Tribute to Newark Jazz Clubs, which overlooks David L. […]

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Newark City Auction Gives Clues to Recovery in Housing Sector

22. April 2013

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Newark City Auction Gives Clues to Recovery in Housing Sector

Newark’s city property auction can be an important indicator in determining whether or not there is a recovery in the housing sector and can foretell the bottom of the foreclosure crisis in the city. In the past, recovery metrics have been mixed. The previous auction in November, 2010, in the midst of the great recession, […]

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