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East Orange School District Holds “Tailor Made” Beautillion

April 6, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange School District held “Tailor Made” Beautillion at East Orange Campus High School. 

Eighteen young men and their escorts, the Belles, were presented to the East Orange Community in this inaugural event. The event was sponsored by the Men of Essex, Inc., members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, Zeta Phi Beta ...

Noted Historian Dr. Linda Caldwell Epps Shares Stories of New Jersey’s African Women for Women’s History Month Celebration

ORANGE, NJ – Dr. Linda Caldwell Epps looked out at the 100 residents of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange (HACO) and asked, “How many of your parents were raised in New Jersey?” Three hands went up. “How many were born in the South?” The majority of hands shot up.

So began Dr. Epps’s tales of African American women migrating to the Newark ...

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Rho Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority to Collaborate with NAMI NJ to Host “In Our Own Voices” program Highlighting Mental Illness in African-American Community

April 17, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Rho Gamma Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will partner with the New Jersey affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness to do a presentation titled “In Our Own Voices” which explores the personal journeys of those living with a mental illness. The program will also include an interactive activity aimed at identifying and debunking some ...