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The Newark’s Municipal Council Approved a resolution to Save St. Michaels Hospital

26. March 2015

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In a special Municipal Council session Council President, Mildred Crump brought forth a resolution in support of St. Michael’s Medical Center (SMMC) and its doctors, staff and employees. The resolution comes as a response to the Navigant report.a state sponsored analyses which makes recommendations to overhaul the heath delivery system in Newark and greater Newark […]

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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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NJIT Wins at Home Against Cleveland State

24. March 2015

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Ky Howard drained a huge 3-pointer with 19.7 seconds left, helping NJIT to a thrilling 80-77 victory over Cleveland State in the second round of the College Insider.com Tournament (CIT) at the Zoom and Estelle Fleisher Athletic Center Monday night. With the game tied at 77-77 and the shot clock winding down, Howard fired from […]

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NJIT Plays Cleveland State in CIT 2nd Round tournament TONIGHT at HOME 7PM in Newark

23. March 2015

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NJIT, the last Division I men’s basketball program still playing of the 21 in the Metropolitan area, will face a big challenge from rugged Cleveland State in Round 2 of the 2015 CollegeInsider.com postseason men’s basketball tournament (CIT) when the Vikings invade Fleisher Athletic Center Monday at 7 pm. NEWARK, NJ—–NJIT, the last Division I […]

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Navigant Report’s recommendations creates an uncertain future for Saint Michael’s Medical Center and East Orange General hospital as ongoing Acute heath-care providers

5. March 2015

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On Tuesday the long awaited Navigant report was made public. The report which had been initiated by the state Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd, and can be used by the commission to approve the acquisition of two cash-starved hospitals in Essex County, Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark to Prime Healthcare Services, and the East Orange General to Prospect, […]

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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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Lula Washington Dance Theatre to perform tomorrow at NJPAC

25. February 2015

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  One of the most admired African-American contemporary dance ensembles in the West is coming to Newark later this month for a special Black History Month Program. The Institute and New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) are co-presenting a special concert by The Lula Washington Dance Theatre, celebrating its 35th anniversary in 2015, in conjunction with the […]

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Healing Through the Arts

24. February 2015

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Wednesday, February 25 @ 2:30-3:50 p.m. at the Paul Robeson Galleries – Main Gallery, there will be a panel discussion on Healing Through the Arts: An Interdisciplinary Discussion on the Benefits of Engaging in the Creative Experience. Many artists have experienced art-making as a healing tool to help them navigate through life’s physical and emotional difficulties and to improve […]

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Fifty years after the assassination of civil rights icon Malcolm X, family members gathered to remember the leader, just steps from where he was gunned down in New York City in 1965.

23. February 2015

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Saturday February 21st, marked the 5oth anniversary of the assassination of  El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz[A] (Arabic: الحاجّ مالك الشباز‎), was an African-American Muslim minister and a human rights activist. To his admirers he was a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks, a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against […]

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Wanted: Jazz Champion (Newark) Who Just Can’t Keep A Secret

13. February 2015

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Quick: Where is the largest, most comprehensive jazz archive and research center in the world? New Orleans? St. Louis? Kansas City? Try another river city farther east. Would you believe Newark, New Jersey? It’s true. On a hill above the prosaic Passaic River, where it has been housed at Rutgers University – Newark (RU-N) for […]

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