IRVINGTON, NJ — The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee held its 32nd annual Legacy of a Dream tribute to the life and work of the slain civil rights leader on Saturday, Jan. 14, in the Irvington High School Auditorium. While King was assassinated in 1968, his spirit was alive and well in town […]
NEWARK, NJ — The new year began just as last year ended, with the People’s Organization for Progress hosting its 48th consecutive “Justice Monday” protest outside the federal building on Broad Street in downtown Newark on Monday, Jan. 2. P.O.P. Chairman Larry Hamm and protesters braved 10-degree weather outside the federal building Monday, Jan. 9, […]
IRVINGTON, NJ — Essex County Freeholder Lebby Jones has organized a bus trip from Irvington to the National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Jan. 14, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. “I’m the president of the Irvington branch of the National Action Network and the group wanted to […]
IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee will host the 32nd annual Legacy of a Dream Commemorative Tribute to the Life and Work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the Irvington High School Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 2 p.m. “Dr. October Hudley is the honoree this […]
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Civic Organization presents its 47th annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Sunday, Jan. 8, at 3 p.m. at South Orange Middle School. The keynote speaker will be Wilfredo Caraballo, professor emeriti at Seton Hall Law School, former SOMA Board of Education member, former member of the N.J. General […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Human Relations Commission will present a Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration and Spirit Awards ceremony on Monday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m. at the Life Christian Church, 747 Northfield Ave. This event will celebrate King’s legacy, as well as the legacy being created by deserving West Orange […]
MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood Community Coalition on Race will present the 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance on Monday, Jan. 16, at 2 p.m. at Columbia High School, 17 Parker Ave. in Maplewood. The event is free and open to all. Hundreds of SOMA residents and friends from neighboring communities will […]
MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Middle School students participate in the 16th annual Michelle Turner Martin Luther King Jr. Silent Peace March on Jan. 15. During this silent reflection on diversity and equality, students and staff from MMS — approximately 800 people — marched through Maplewood Village holding signs.