Golden Knights founders honored at Legacy of a Dream event

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee hosted its 33rd annual Legacy of a Dream Commemorative Tribute to the Life and Work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the Irvington High School Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 13. The committee presented the 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award […]

TBA’s 24th annual Women’s Interfaith Forum explores dissent

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Wednesday, Jan. 17, braving frigid temperatures and the aftermath of a morning snowstorm, 140 participants from numerous houses of worship and faith-based groups from greater Essex County attended Temple B’nai Abraham’s 24th annual Women’s Interfaith Forum. Sponsored by the temple’s Social Action Committee and Sisterhood–The Women’s Connection since 1994, the Women’s […]

WO community honors King, emulators

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Human Relations Commission hosted West Orange residents at The Life Christian Church on Monday, Jan. 15, to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. The celebration recognized police officers and community members who have forged the path that King started, and five residents were also honored with […]

Hamm, P.O.P. celebrate MLK Day with a 101st consecutive protest

NEWARK, NJ — The People’s Organization for Progress marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 15, by hosting its annual March and Rally Against Inequality, Racism, Sexism, Fascism and War in his honor, which also doubled as the 101st official Justice Monday protest. P.O.P. Chairman Larry Hamm and his group have been gathering […]

Mayor to take part in anti-Trump rally at Newark’s City Hall

NEWARK, NJ — The Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee’s 33rd annual Legacy of a Dream Commemorative Tribute to the Life and Work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. took place in the Irvington High School Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 13. During his remarks at the event, Mayor Tony Vauss announced he would be […]

SOCO honors Smilow and Abramson, remembers MLK

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Residents of South Orange and Maplewood gathered at South Orange Middle School on Jan. 7 for the South Orange Civic Organization’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. and to give the Beloved Community Awards to two deserving residents. Featuring music, poetry and several speakers, the school’s theater was full despite […]