Sunday, July 22, 2018

Tag: Newark

Fifty Years Ago, An Urban Rebellion In...

“I was coming up Court Street, going toward Martin Luther King Boulevard,” recalls Junius Williams, an attorney and longtime resident of Newark, N.J. “I...

Obama ‘Bans the Box’ and Gives Ex-Offenders...

President Obama announced his decision to direct federal agencies to “ban the box”—the questions on government job applications that ask prospective employees about their...

Ras Baraka, Son of Legendary Poet, Wins...

After all the screaming and shouting, City Councilman Ras Baraka was elected by a large margin as the next mayor of Newark, with residents...

NJ Gov. Chris Christie Nabs Shaquille O’Neal...

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie just picked up his tallest endorsement yet in his campaign for re-election: retired basketball player Shaquille O’Neal. O’Neal, who was born...

Former Newark Mayor Sharpe James Robbed of...

Newark police tell Eyewitness News anchor Phil Lipof that they have arrested the man suspected of robbing former Mayor Sharpe James, 77, who was...

Cory Booker Runaway Favorite in Early Primary...

Newark Mayor Cory Booker is a very early favorite in the 2014 Democratic primary race for New Jersey’s Senate seat, according to a new...

Sen. Lautenberg Jabs Cory Booker: Newark ‘In...

Just days after suggesting that Newark Mayor Cory Booker needs a “spanking,” U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) attacked his potential rival again in an...

Cory Booker Responds To Critics of His...

As Newark Mayor Cory Booker has fought off critics of his food stamp challenge, one thing is clear: He is achieving his goal of...

Henry Louis ‘Skip’ Gates to Newark Crowd:...

When Henry Louis Gates Jr. was nine-years-old he made the mistake of laughing at how white his grandfather looked in his coffin. "He was so...

Cory Booker to Discuss His Political Future...

Old friends Oprah Winfrey and Cory Booker will once again hit the airwaves this weekend in Winfrey's new interview program "Oprah's Next Chapter," an...

Cory Booker Supports Medical Marijuana, Calling War...

Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker took to Twitter on Wednesday, calling the government's war on drugs a failure that unfairly targets the black population....