Weekend winter storm to slam tri-state with heavy snow and sleet

Winter storm warnings and watches have been issued for the tri-state as a second, more potent, storm is expected to slam the area with heavy snow, sleet and ice this weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

MLK-Themed Study Reveals States with the Most Racial Progress

With Martin Luther King Jr. Day around the corner and 58 percent of Americans saying increased diversity makes the United States a better place (while only 9 percent say it makes the U.S. worse), the personal-finance website WalletHub has released ...

The Transatlantic Slave Trade – Africans Urged to ‘Come Home’

The Transatlantic Slave Trade started with slave ships, whips, chains and a most demonic kind of evil: Europeans and others hunting down Africans like animals.

Tri-state area bracing for one-two punch from snow storms; winter storm watch issued for the weekend

The first of two storm systems makes its way through the tri-state area Friday, as a winter storm watch was issued for the weekend, when heavy snow, sleet and ice are expected, according to the National Weather Service.

Is it vitamin B-12 deficiency?

Which way is your health going? Up or down? Or maybe sideways? In other words, do you feel as good as you should?

Plainfield Area Club of Frontiers International Inc. hosts their 43rd annual Memorial Breakfast for Dr. King

Next Monday, Jan. 21, starting at 9 a.m., the Plainfield Area Club of Frontiers International Inc. will host their 43rd annual Memorial Breakfast for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Plainfield High School

Martin Luther King Jr. Day events 2019

Here are some events happening around the city on Martin Luther King Day

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebrating 90th bornday

This Monday the nation recognizes the legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a host of festivities.

Probation officers’ union files suit against city over provisional appointments

The union representing New York City probation officers has filed suit against the City of New York.

DOL announces recruitment for operating engineer apprentices

A local union is looking for a few good men and women for stationary engineer apprenticeships.

Los Angeles public school teachers go on strike

The union for the second largest school system in the United States went on strike Monday.

Michael B. Jordan surprises students at Newark high school

Famed actor and Newark native Michael B. Jordan surprised students at Barringer High School last week in hopes of inspiring them to pursue their dreams.

New Jersey survivors of solitary to share stories of life in isolation

Six survivors of solitary confinement in New Jersey are publicly sharing their stories later this month about their life-altering experience in solitary confinement.

Black church coalition backs Trump’s AG nominee

Coming to town is a new sheriff, ah, make that possibly a new U.S. attorney general if Trump’s nominee, William Barr, is confirmed during hearings that began Tuesday.

Trump shutdown same as weapon of economic sanctions used against Zimbabwe

Every day it is becoming clearer that President Trump’s “partial shutdown” of the federal government is affecting more than the 800,000 federal workers and hundreds of thousands of contract workers who have been furloughed or forced to work without pay.