[Human Trafficking] Mordern day West African slaves freed in Newark, NJ
They arrived in the United States from West Africa, young girls held against their will and forced to work for hours on end. But this time, it didn’t happen hundreds of years ago.
Facebook founder to donate $100M to mostly minority Newark schools on Oprah Show
The donation is being announced Friday on Oprah Winfrey’s TV show in an arrangement that brings together the young Internet tycoon, Newark’s celebrated Democratic mayor and a governor who has quickly become a star of the Republican party.
Newark, NJ hosts 44th annual African-American heritage parade
“This parade is a part of history. African-Americans are always shown in such a negative light, especially in Newark. So it’s important to show the positive contributions, and this parade helps do that.”
[People on the Move] Ras Baraka
Newark, NJ Principal and community organizer Ras Baraka is intent on making a positive change in the “Brick City”. Check here to see what he’s about.
Video: Cory Booker Family, Politics & Music
Respect Cory Booker, Newark’s new Mayor. This young brother has an agenda and isn’t shy about it: Clean up the city, improve the experience for residents and visitors, Education is #1.