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NJ: Two NJ Transit Buses Collide in Newark, Officials Say

Aug. 20--Two commuter buses in Newark, New Jersey, collided Friday morning, killing two people, including one of the bus drivers, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said. It was just after 6 a.m. when a NJ Transit bus, heading west on Raymond Bouleva

The NEWARK SOCIAL JUSTICE RALLY Says That "OUR BLACK LIVES ARE AT RISK"................................FROM POLICE VIOLENCE (Despite Having A Black Mayor


More High-paying Port Newark Jobs Should Go to Newark Residents

My staff and I joined Mayor Ras J. Baraka and more than 500 other local residents in the powerful protest he led at Port Newark. We were there to confront a difficult reality: that the door of opportunity to a middle class job at the...Show More Summary

Quotes: NJ Gov. Christie Back To Bashing Baraka

As the mayor knows, the demand for public charter schools grows every year in his city...Unfortunately, the mayor pursues policies which look to close the doors of new or expanded public charter schools to Newark families in order to pursue his pro-union political agenda. Show More Summary

Newark Mayor Provides Details on City's Deal With Uber

The mayor has released details on a tentative agreement he’s reached with ride-hailing company Uber to operate in the state’s largest city.

Morning Video: Meet DFER Head Shavar Jeffries

In case you didn't know, former Newark board member and mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries now heads DFER. He was the afternoon keynote at the Yale SOM education conference last week, and spoke to The Seventy Four. Or, watch Steve Harvey interview a 5 year old math genius.

2nd Suspect Arrested in Alleged Plot against Newark, NJ Mayor Ras Baraka's Life 

Authorities announced on Monday that they had successfully apprehended a second man accused of allegedly plotting to kill Newark, NJ Mayor Ras Baraka, reports.

Oh Look, Another Democrat Stronghold Has Excess Lead in the Water

Don’t worry, though, Democrat golden boy and former Newark Mayor Cory Booker won’t be held responsible. The blame will eventually go to Trump’s new BFF, Fat Judas. Lead levels have been elevated in Newark schools since at least 2012, officials … Continued

Cory Booker Sheds His Taylor Swift Image with United

Then Newark Mayor Cory Booker was made for the social media, 24/7 cable news network times we live in. As mayor, he would direct city resources to snowbound residents via twitter. He became an honest to god action hero when he saved a woman from a burning building. Show More Summary

Cory Booker Awkwardly Won’t Agree with Bill Clinton That Bernie Fans Are Like Tea Party

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

Former Newark Mayor and current U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) was a great mayor, and is a great senator, but he really needs to work on his campaign surrogacy game.

Figures: DC News Crew Robbed While Covering Anti-Robbery Event

This reminds us the Newark anti-violence event that turned violent last week. All you can do is point and laugh. An ABC7 News car was broken into while the crew was attending a press conference held by D.C. Mayor Muriel … Continued

Fraud And Hokum's Journal: The Says That In Newark The White Racist Republican Constituents Of "Root 100 Winner" Mayor Ras Baraka Should Show More Respect For Black Public Officials Without Using Death Threats To Get Their Way

The Mayor Of Newark NJ Expresses Concerns About The Death Threats Received From Certain Angry Constituents Source The "Based on the fact that White people as a whole only make up 26.52% of the entire population ofShow More Summary

Morning Video: PBS Features Seattle's Hagopian (Plus Newark Kerfluffle)

On the NewsHour, watch this Gwen Ifill profile of Seattle teacher and reform critic Jesse Hagopian (a TFA alumnus, if anyone cares). Or, watch Mayor Baraka explain the picture he took on Sunday with kids showing a KIPP charter school picture.

Rudy Giuliani Rescued a Car Crash Victim in New York City

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani came to the rescue of a car crash victim on Thursday morning after witnessing the accident on the FDR Drive. The 71-year-old politician was on his way home from Newark Airport after a red eye flight with two colleagues. When they saw the overturned car, Rudy told his [...]

Robert Curvin, Scholar Who Fought Bias and Poverty in Newark, Dies at 81

11 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Dr. Curvin, a co-founder of the Newark chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality, helped make Kenneth A. Gibson the first black mayor of a major Northeast city.

Events: Reflections On Last Night's Newark Panel

Key players in Newark education: Mayor Ras Baraka and Superintendent Chris Cerf with @Jamifloyd @WNYC — Jim Schachter (@jimschachter) September 29, 2015 While we're waiting for the event to be discussed onShow More Summary

Reform: Why Was Community Engagement In Newark So Bad?

In a recent interview in The Seventy Four, former mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries described how woefully insufficient the communications and engagement effort was behind the Newark school reform effort: “There was absolutely not an infrastructure to communicate to parents... Show More Summary

Verizon fights to break previous agreement to bring FiOS to poor, under-served NJ markets

The mayors of Newark and Jersey City have called for an investigation into Verizon's business practices after huge numbers of landlords supposedly opted out from receiving FiOS support.

The new face of Democrats for Education Reform

Shavar Jeffries, an attorney who lost his bid to be mayor of Newark, is the new president of Democrats for Education Reform, the Los Angeles Times has learned.

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