Juneteenth Picnic, Prayer, and Praise

The Friends of the NJ Legacy Foundation observed Juneteenth on Friday, June 17th at the Warnico Park in Roselle, NJ. A fantastic family and friends cookout was followed by a prayer and praise service. Community partners included Aetna, the NAACP, the Urban League of Union County, and a host of faith and clergy leaders also participated.

Pastor Ronald L. Slaughter Honored

Eleven Years at St. James AME Saint James AME Church celebrated the 11th pastoral anniversary of Pastor Ronald L. Slaughter ...
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Bits and Pieces

“Soar with Reading” Vending Machines in Newark These new vending machines are not what you’d expect. You don’t need change ...
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Evergreen Baptist Church Celebrates 53rd Pastoral Anniversary of Reverend Dr. Guy Campbell Jr.

On Sunday, April 10, 2022, Evergreen Baptist Church celebrated the 53rd pastoral anniversary of Rev. Dr. Guy Campbell Jr. and ...
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Rev. Dr. Calvin McKinney Celebrates 50 Years of Service

The culmination of a magnificent, four-day celebration of 50 years of service took place in Garfield, NJ on Sunday June ...
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Juneteenth Picnic, Prayer, and Praise

The Friends of the NJ Legacy Foundation observed Juneteenth on Friday, June 17th at the Warnico Park in Roselle, NJ. ...
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Harlem’s Historic Abyssinian Baptist Church Ordains Three New Ministers

by Gilda Squire Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts III welcomed three souls into ministry in the month of May. Ordination ...
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First days of school at Roseville Community Charter School

“The first days of school here at Roseville Community Charter School were like a breath of fresh air with scholars, ...

KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy Class of 2022

“We’re so proud of our KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy Class of 2022! From dozens of acceptances to elite universities (and ...

Graduates from Essex County Tech Schools Accepted into Prestigious Colleges and Universities

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. (standing, sixth from left) congratulates students from the Essex County Schools of Technology ...

Hooray for the Graduates

In 1971, Touro College welcomed its first class of 35 students in Midtown Manhattan. Dr. Bernard Lander founded the school ...

Call Him Doctor Harmon

John E. Harmon Sr. Receives Honorary Doctorate During the commencement ceremony at MetLife Stadium on May 18, Fairleigh Dickinson University ...

Meet Delaware State University: A Legacy in Servant Leadership

By Kaylyn Kendall Dines, MBA – Delaware State University Alumna Students and alumni from Delaware State University take the motto ...

Your Body Your TempleMinistering for Total Health: Mind Body and Spirit

By Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams Being in “good health” is not just a matter ...

You may need to renew your eligibility for Medicaid coverage

Medicaid enrollment grew substantially during the COVID-19 pandemic, but many covered individuals stand to lose ...

Working From Home? Try These Tips to Improve Your Sleep

Schedules look different for many of us this fall compared to last fall. And more ...

Women in Leadership, Martha Nkansah, BSN, RN-BC

BSN, RN-BC Nurse Manager Holy Name Medical Center Martha Nkansah, BSN, RN-BC has cared for ...

Why Black Men Die Younger Than Everybody Else

My cousin recently died at the age of 45. He passed just shy of his ...

Why are women always cold?

Courtesy on The New York Daily News Your mom is not jacking up your thermostat ...

Yours for the Taking

BY JOHN E. HARMON, SR., IOM, FOUNDER, PRESIDENT & CEOAFRICAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF ...

Women Made Fresh History During The COVID-19 Pandemic

By RL Witter The year 2020 was undoubtedly one for the history books. Around the ...

Will the Last Really Be First?

By Jennifer Jones Austin, CEO and President of FPWA,an Anti-Poverty and Advocacy Organization committed toEconomic ...