By TOM WIEDMANNAugust 5, 2021
NEWARK, NJ — When Ezinne Kalu stepped onto the basketball court in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games this summer to represent the Nigerian women’s team, her Newark upbringing was not lost on her.
Born and raised in Newark, Kalu said life in the Brick City wasn’t always glitz and glam. For Kalu, Newark was a place of community and opportunities.
“I’ve managed ...