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The Destruction of Hip Hop Discussion at Real Talk Thursdays

April 24, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - Thursday April 27,  2017, the Black History Month Committee of Weequahic High School will be sponsoring a free program called REAL TALK THURSDAYS for the students and the larger community in Newark, NJ.  This week’s forum topic will focus on The Destruction of Hip Hop.The event will begin at 7:00 pm and will end at 8:00 pm.  

The focus of ...

East Orange Public Library Highlights African American Male Library Staffers During National Library Day

EAST ORANGE, NJ - As a community resource, libraries are invaluable. On April 11, The East Orange Public Library (EOPL) and The American Library Association invited the community of the City of East Orange to show their appreciation for a most valued resource—library workers—on “National Library Day” during the near 60-year-old event, National Library Week (April 9-15).

Rutgers Day 2017 Coming Saturday, April 29

NEWARK, NJ - Rutgers University’s annual welcome and show-and-tell for New Jersey residents of all ages will take place Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The annual event offers more than 600 free performances, demonstrations and interactive activities. Last year, a record crowd of more than 100,000 visitors learned firsthand about the university’s research, ...

West Side Campus Roundtable Mentoring Workshop for Female Students

NEWARK, NJ - Six professional women of color, friends of the Essex County (NJ) Chapter of The Links, Inc., hosted a Mentoring Workshop, for 45 female students at West Side Campus (WSC) on March 24th. The women (Ms. Monica Elmore, Ms. Deborah Enix-Ross, Ms. Hazel Estwick-Hurley, Ms. Tara Favors, Ms. Erica Brown Oliver and Ms. Faith Taylor) have successfully managed their careers, families, and ...

EO Public Library Participates in #MannequinChallenge for Essex County’s “The Big Read”

EAST ORANGE, NJ – East Orange Public Library (EOPL) Adult Services Librarian, Nathalia Bermudez and Coordinator of Public Relations and Community Outreach, Matthew Powell, stood tall and still for a Facebook Live #MannequinChallenge among other Essex County Librarians for The National Endowment for the Arts and Essex County’s “The Big Read.” 

Librarians and teens ...

The Importance of Mentorship in the Communities of Color at REAL TALK THURSDAYS

NEWARK, NJ -  Thursday March 30, 2017, the Black History Month Committee of Weequahic high school will be sponsoring a free program called REAL TALK THURSDAYS for the students and the larger community in Newark, NJ.  The event will begin at 7:00 pm and will end at 8:00 pm.  The focus of the forum is to provide free weekly spiritual, cultural and political education discussions to ...

Residents Reflect On Segregation and the Magnet School System in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair residents were treated Wednesday night to an informative film and discussion on the history of the magnet school system in Montclair.

Hosted by the Montclair History Center, the Montclair community gathered at the Montclair Public Library Wednesday, March 22 to view the film “Our Schools, Our Town. The film – which is part of 2017 Price of ...

Gayle King to Speak at Bloomfield College March 29

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - CBS This Morning host and 'O The Oprah Magazine' Editor-at-Large Gayle King will speak at Bloomfield College on Wednesday March 29 at 3 p.m.  in the Van Fossan Theatre on campus. King will address students, faculty, staff, and notable members of the Bloomfield College community and then take questions from the students. 

“Having ...

The Struggle for Drug Treatment in America at Real Talk Thursdays

NEWARK, NJ - Thursday, March 23, 2017, The Black History Month Committee of Weequahic High School will be sponsoring a free program called REAL TALK THURSDAYS for the students and the larger community in Newark, NJ from 7:00 - 8:00 pm.  The focus of the forum is to provide weekly spiritual, cultural and political education discussions to empower, inspire, and organize African /African ...

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The Rise of Donald J. Trump to the United States Presidency is Discussed at Real Talk Thursdays

April 18, 2017

NEWARK NJ - This Thursday April 20, 2017, the Black History Month Committee of Weequahic High School will be sponsoring a free program called REAL TALK THURSDAYS for the students and the larger community in Newark, NJ.  

The event will begin at 7:00 pm and will end at 8:00 pm.  The focus of the forum is to provide free weekly spiritual, cultural and political education ...