What is Juneteenth? Freedom, Post-Reconstruction, & The Atlanta Exposition Address-ONLINE

In this course, we will analyze Washington’s Atlanta Exposition Address with attention to its historical and literary significance in the post-Reconstruction Era. We will also probe the enduring impact and controversies of the text, which raises fundamental questions about the relative value of political, economic, and social progress for African Americans.

Tuition - $20 registration required

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  1. Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library
  2. (973)744-0500 x2224
  3. info@adultschool.org
Fri, June 18
10:30 am — 12:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 06/18/2021 10:30am 06/18/2021 12:00pm America/New_York What is Juneteenth? Freedom, Post-Reconstruction, & The Atlanta Exposition Address-ONLINE

In this course, we will analyze Washington’s Atlanta Exposition Address with attention to its historical and literary significance in the post-Reconstruction Era. We will also probe the enduring impact and controversies of the text, which raises fundamental questions about the relative value of political, economic, and social progress for African Americans.

Tuition - $20 registration ...

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Among Memories of Moussa, A Call to Find His Killer and Bring Them to Justice

June 15, 2021

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Several hundred people gathered Saturday evening to publicly remember Moussa Fofana, killed a week ago by gunfire at Underhill Field.

While the crowd at Columbia High School's Ritzer Field was predominantly students, parents and community members attended in addition. A couple of national news vans were on hand recording as well.

The speakers mostly knew ...

Formal Utility Moratorium Ends July 1st; Grace Period Will Run Through Dec. 31

June 15, 2021

TRENTON, NJ – Governor Murphy signed an Executive Order ending the moratorium on utility shutoffs as of July 1, 2021. However, a grace period will run through December 31 which will protect customers facing shutoffs, he said on Monday.

"This grace period is for customers to enroll in payment assistance plans, and this is something that we’re taking very seriously", ...

What Was Your First Concert After the Pandemic?

June 11, 2021

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WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST CONCERT AFTER THE PANDEMIC?

A trivia question of the future, but for most attending The Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Latin Experience, this trivia question will be answered. Both the audience and the entire musical ensemble of eight will create the energy, missing for a ...

Montclair Police Officers Help Families Behind the Badge Raise Over $16K For Fallen Officers

June 15, 2021

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - While COVID may have stopped the annual Families Behind the Badge softball tournament last year, the event was back in full force Saturday morning and was a great success, raising the highest amount ever. 

Ten teams of North Jersey law enforcement officers battled it out for the title, which was won this year by the Paterson PBA. Other teams included Woodland ...

Formal Utility Moratorium Ends July 1st; Grace Period Will Run Through Dec. 31

TRENTON, NJ – Governor Murphy signed an Executive Order ending the moratorium on utility shutoffs as of July 1, 2021. However, a grace period will run through December 31 which will protect customers facing shutoffs, he said on Monday.

"This grace period is for customers to enroll in payment assistance plans, and this is something that we’re taking very seriously", ...

Among Memories of Moussa, A Call to Find His Killer and Bring Them to Justice

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Several hundred people gathered Saturday evening to publicly remember Moussa Fofana, killed a week ago by gunfire at Underhill Field.

While the crowd at Columbia High School's Ritzer Field was predominantly students, parents and community members attended in addition. A couple of national news vans were on hand recording as well.

The speakers mostly knew ...

Synagogue Hosts Prospective Member Jazz Event at Montclair Brewery June 27th

Looking for a vibrant synagogue with an innovative religious school? Stop by the outdoor stage at Montclair Brewery Sunday June 27th at 6:30p.m. for conversation with Bnai Keshet members and live jazz performed by musicians who are members. Learn about High Holy Day observances, including youth and family services, and the community’s religious school. Stop by the synagogue’s ...

New Essex County DPW Facility Planned for Cedar Grove

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County plans to build a 40,000-square-foot facility for the county's Department of Public Works and Sheriff’s Department on Grove Avenue in Cedar Grove, county executive Joe DiVincenzo, Jr. announced this week.

The building will be used to house vehicles, store equipment and supplies and to provide up-to-date workspace for the DPW Traffic Division and ...

Montclair Resident's Inspirational Success Story: Khalid Branch is Flying High to Reach His Goal

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — When the name and photo of Khalid Branch was displayed during Essex County College’s 2021 Virtual Commencement on June 4, it brought a flood of joyful tears from his mother, Kyisha. “Khalid worked so hard for this. It’s such an inspirational moment,” she said.

To get to this point in his young life, Khalid has had to overcome a series ...