Irvington NAACP takes part in Black World Conference

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington NAACP was well-represented at the Institute of the Black World’s State of the Black World Conference at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark from Wednesday, Nov. 16, through Sunday, Nov. 20. “An august crowd of African-American and Latino people attended the conference that was a tribute to the life and […]

Youth-led Town Hall to promote youth-facilitated conversations

NEWARK, NJ — A youth-led Town Hall, “Heal Our City, Heal Our Nation,” will be on Saturday, Nov. 19, at noon, at Audible, 1 Washington Place, downtown Newark. Led by the Newark Youth Ambassadors, the Town Hall will enable Newark youth to discuss issues that affect them in a constructive environment that promotes safe conversations […]

‘Playing It Safe’ to discuss youth sports safety

NEWARK, NJ — “Playing It Safe,” a discussion panel for Pop Warner football coaches, athletes and parents on how to keep youth sports safe, will be hosted on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, at the John F. Kennedy Recreation Center Gymnasium, 211 West Kinney St., in the Central Ward. The center’s entrance […]

IHOP owner a featured speaker at annual Women’s Symposium at NJIT

IHOP owner a featured speaker at annual Women’s Symposium at NJIT

IRVINGTON, NJ — Adenah Bayoh, owner of the International House of Pancakes in Irvington, was a featured guest speaker on Thursday, May 26, at the second annual Women’s Symposium organized by My Sister’s Keeper at the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus in downtown Newark. “That was exciting,” said Bayoh on Tuesday, May 31. “I […]

Irvingtonians attend Farrakhan speech at Newark church

Irvingtonians attend Farrakhan speech at Newark church

NEWARK, NJ — When minister Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam came to Newark on Monday, May 23, to speak at Metropolitan Baptist Church on Springfield Avenue, Rasheed Williams made sure to be in the audience. A resident of Irvington and a practicing Muslim, Williams is also a grassroots organizer representing the former Team […]