For those who are always living in a time of fracture
I feel as though this contribution is necessary to get other contributors/viewers to consider those who are most vulnerable really in any society. Once this shift in thinking is facilitated, then that's when we can truly begin to change as a society and give a seat to those who are most marginalized.
Image of Murals for Justice: Newark, “Abolish White Supremacy”
On Saturday, June 27th 2021, the words “ABOLISH WHITE SUPREMACY” were painted in bright yellow 25ft high letters on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard between the Essex County Historic Courthouse and Veterans’ Courthouse. On Halsey Street, east of the Rutgers campus, the words “ALL BLACK LIVES MATTER” takes up another city block. These powerful […]
Discussion in Socio Economic challenges for Color Communities
Workshop Dialogue. Discussion of personal experiences with Socio economic challenges such as not having educational resources or budget cuts at schools in Newark because of their race and income, as well as the need for change and representation in the education realm.
One Property at a Time: A City Tries to Revive Without Gentrifying.
Rutgers University- Newark promotes the integration of its students into the community after their educational careers. The goal is to revitalize the city by breeding opportunity within its limits, but at what point will revitalization disadvantage lower income, or Newark natives.
Over 350 Groups Urge US House Leadership To Back H.R. 40
Letter to Speaker Pelosi, Majority Leader Hoyer, Majority Whip Clyburn, Minority Leader McCarthy, and Honorable Members of the House of Representatives urged Congress to immediately bring House Resolution (H.R.) 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act, to a full vote on the House floor.
Joseph T. Baldwin sold a 26 year old man to James Neilson for $125. The date was 1814-04-20, in Newark, NJ. Here is the full text: Know all men by these Presents that I Joseph T. Baldwin of the Township of Newark in the County of Essex, For under consideration of the sum of One […]
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