Monthly Rally In Newark Against US War Escalations / Threats #NJSaysNoToWar

By Staff, -

By Staff of NJ Against US War on Syria and in the Middle East - Largely with the local support of the Peoples Organization for Progress, anti-war activists including Newark residents and those [...]

Newark Police To Revamp Stop-And-Frisk In Civil Rights Accord

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By Joseph Ax for Reuters - Police in Newark, New Jersey, will institute sweeping reforms to resolve allegations of widespread civil-rights violations under the supervision of a federal monitor, [...]

Lead Discovery Forces Water Ban In Newark Public Schools

By Nika Knight, -

By Nika Knight for Common Dreams - Public schools in Newark, New Jersey, were forced to shut off water fountains on Wednesday after test results showed high levels of lead in the water supply. [...]

Newark Approves Eminent Domain To Fight Foreclosures

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Newark’s new mayor, Ras Baraka, introduced the resolution and the Newark Municipal Council, which passed it unanimously, according to a press release issued today by New Jersey Communities United [...]

Newark Students Resisting Neoliberal Reforms In Their City

By Raven Rakia, -

On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, the Newark Students Union (NSU) called for a rally on 2 Cedar Street, at the Board of Education building. As their supporters rallied outside, nine high school students [...]