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Newark students learn about Holocaust from survivor

May 4, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - On a warm spring morning in the heart of Newark, more than 500 students from local schools as well as their teachers and staff gathered to get firsthand accounts of individuals who lived through the horrors of the Holocaust. 

The gathering was part of a 30th annual affair, organized to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the events of the Holocaust and World War ...

East Orange Campus Service Learners Present, Superhero Day

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Today at the East Orange Arlington Branch Library (21 South Arlington Avenue) the East Orange Campus Service Learners will present Superhero Day. The program is run from 3:30 - 5:30 P.M. on the second floor conference room.

This event is specifically for children Kindergarten - 8th grade that are interested in comics and superheroes. The purpose of the event is to promote ...

The Destruction of Hip Hop Discussion at Real Talk Thursdays

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, ...

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The Struggle Against Domestic Violence Will Be Discussed At REAL TALK Thursdays

May 24, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - Thursday May 25, 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 ABC News special called, Taking Action Against Domestic Violence. This news segment explores how experts, community activist, ...