Free Screening in Cranford of Mighty Times: The Children's March How the Young Activists of Birmingham Brought Segregation to Its Knees

In the early days of May 1963 more than 3,000 African-American students, some only in primary school, defied arrest, fire hoses, police dogs and public expectation by marching to protest the city of Birmingham, Alabama's racial segregation laws. The Children's March proved to be remarkably effective.  Under withering international media scrutiny, city officials on May 10 agreed to desegregate local stores.  The series of marches, now embedded in the annals of the civil rights struggle, were critical in changing the course of history’s trajectory.  In the words of Dr. King “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” The documentary Mighty Times: The Children’s March depicts how these children marched in hope of that truth.

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Add to My Calendar 01/30/2020 7:30pm 01/30/2020 9:30pm America/New_York Free Screening in Cranford of Mighty Times: The Children's March How the Young Activists of Birmingham Brought Segregation to Its Knees

In the early days of May 1963 more than 3,000 African-American students, some only in primary school, defied arrest, fire hoses, police dogs and public expectation by marching to protest the city of Birmingham, Alabama's racial segregation laws. The Children's March proved to be remarkably effective. Under withering international media scrutiny, city officials on May 10 agreed to ...

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NJ Pastry Chef to Compete in Food Network’s ‘Chopped Sweets!’

February 22, 2020

This story first appeared in TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood.

Scotch Plains resident Joe Murphy, a corporate pastry chef for the legendary restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten, founder of the Jean-Georges Restaurant Group, will compete on the Food Network program “Chopped Sweets!” on Monday, Feb. 24. The show, hosted by “Chopped!” judge and “Best Bakers in ...

Bringing Archdiocesan Vision to Life Within Parishes

In 2019, under the direction of Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, the Archdiocese launched Forward in Faith Together: Our Road Ahead. This pastoral vision charts a positive path forward for the Archdiocese and its ministries.

One of the vision’s six pillars, “Parish Pastoral Planning,” challenges parishes to develop a strategic pastoral plan for the ...

Legendary Band Leader Paul Shaffer Tells Steve Adubato How He was Inspired by Comedy Icons Early in his Career

February 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- Paul Shaffer is widely known as the former Musical Director of both Late Night with David Letterman and The Late Show with David Letterman, during which he was often involved in skits and the general hijinx of the production. However, as Shaffer tells Steve Adubato, he wasn’t always comfortable being gregarious and, in fact, grew up being an introverted kid until a 1972 ...