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Union Catholic Graduate Fabiana Pierre-Louis Nominated To Become First Black Woman To Serve on NJ Supreme Court

June 5, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Fabiana Pierre-Louis, a member of Union Catholic’s Class of 1998, made history on Friday when N.J. Governor Phil Murphy said he will nominate her to become New Jersey’s first black woman to serve on the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Murphy made the landmark announcement during a new conference from Trenton.

“Today I will submit Fabiana’s name to ...

Union Catholic Graduate Fabiana Pierre-Louis Nominated To Become First Black Woman To Serve on NJ Supreme Court

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Fabiana Pierre-Louis, a member of Union Catholic’s Class of 1998, made history on Friday when N.J. Governor Phil Murphy said he will nominate her to become New Jersey’s first black woman to serve on the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Murphy made the landmark announcement during a new conference from Trenton.

“Today I will submit Fabiana’s name to ...

Stafford Bridge Walk Saturday Morning and Barnegat Walk for Peace Scheduled for this Sunday

SOUTHERN OCEAN — Throughout the country, protests of outrage began after the death of George Floyd, a black man in Minnesota. The world watched in horror as a policeman pressed down on Floyd’s neck even after he was robbed of his last breath.  

Saturday members of the Stafford community will meet at the west side of the Route 72 Causeway bridge for a "Walk for Black Lives ...

Hoboken Rally for Racial Justice Draws Massive Crowd

HOBOKEN - Thousands attended a rally that began Hoboken’s Maxwell Place Park this afternoon, to protest the recent death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and other instances of violence and injustice nationwide.

"As organizers of this protest, safety was one of our main priorities. We wanted to make sure we created a safe space where people could peacefully stand for black lives and ...

NJ LGBTQ Community To March for Racial Justice on Sunday in Newark

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — A coalition of New Jersey LGBTQ+ and ally organizations will lead a march and rally in support of #BlackLivesMatter, to protest racial injustice and systemic racism and to raise awareness that white privilege in the queer community has gone unrecognized, unowned and unchallenged.

Walk With Us For Black Queer Lives will march and rally on Sunday, June 7.

Bernardsville Farmers' Market Moves Location to Make Room for Protest March on Saturday

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The Bernardsville Farmers' Market will have a change of locale for one day only to make room for a protest.

On Saturday, June 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the farmers' market will be held at the municipal pool at 141 Seney Drive.

While the farmers' market is going on, there also will be a solidarity march from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. that will begin at the ...

Scores of Local Students Join Black Lives Matter Rally in Nutley Center

NUTLEY, NJ - Scores of Nutley students gathered on the corners of Franklin Ave. and Centre St. Thursday to declare 'Black Lives Matter.'

What started out as a group of about 20 youth at 4 p.m., grew over the next two hours to nearly 100 people. Virtually all were dressed in all black to mourn lost black lives. 

The grassroots nature of the event was most clearly evident in ...

Berkeley Heights March for Black Lives on Sunday, June 7 at noon

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On Sunday, our beautiful Berkeley Heights community will come together in unity and solidarity to stand up for equality - “Berkeley Heights March for Black Lives”

There will be a peaceful march with community members, leaders, the diversity council and the Berkeley Heights Police to commemorate the lives lost to injustices, speakers from our Berkeley ...

Hackers Disrupt St. Bonaventure Zoom Discussion on Racism

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — Hackers posted racial slurs and drew swastikas Friday during the second of two University-sponsored Zoom meeting conducted for the campus community to discuss racism, inequality and the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery. 

The offenders were kicked out of the 1 p.m. meeting, which resumed without further incident. Whether the ...

Hoboken Rally for Racial Justice Draws Massive Crowd

HOBOKEN - Thousands attended a rally that began Hoboken’s Maxwell Place Park this afternoon, to protest the recent death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and other instances of violence and injustice nationwide.

"As organizers of this protest, safety was one of our main priorities. We wanted to make sure we created a safe space where people could peacefully stand for black lives and ...

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Assemblywoman Quijano's Statement on the Death of George Floyd

June 5, 2020

My heart breaks for the family of George Floyd and all communities of color throughout the country. There is absolutely no excuse for the behavior of former officer Derek Chauvin and the three other officers that stood by and watched him suffocate Mr. Floyd.

This killing in Minneapolis was caught on camera and brought into the homes of every American, but unfortunately acts like this occur all ...

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