Cyril Josh Barker

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Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #154

In Trump’s world––with his wacky, narcissistic outlook in which he has fallen in love with himself––nothing seems to matter, particularly if it has anything to do with facts or the truth.

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Sen. Cory Booker suspends 2020 presidential campaign

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker has dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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New rule still presents challenges for hair braiders to conduct business in N.J.

The State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling recently announced it is issuing a special rule creating a limited license to perform hair braiding services and a licensure requirement for hair braiding shops.

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Jersey City shooting puts focus on gentrification in Black neighborhood

Shock and mayhem hit Jersey City when a shooting left six people dead, including the suspects, and three people injured.

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A FATHER'S PLEA: Queens dad seeks justice

‘Daddy, am I going to die?’ daughter asks dad after horrific scare

FDNY firefighter and minister Omar Wilks wants answers and justice after a man tried to attack his 14-year-old daughter in Queens resulting in her being hit by a car and being seriously injured.

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NYC to stop sending homeless to Newark

Newark and New York City made collaborative progress in addressing the issues between the two municipalities created by New York’s Special One-Time Assistance program, which moved about 1,200 New York homeless families and individuals to Newark apartments, regardless of their habitability, paying their rents for a year.

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Getting in on the ground floor of the hemp industry

Reports indicate that the legal weed business in this county is an $11 billion industry with just a little over 4% of businessowners being Black.


The National Action Network (NAN) hosted a Thanksgiving dinner for the community at the House of Justice in Harlem.

Snowstorm closes schools, government offices, roads in New Jersey

New Jersey battled its first major snowstorm of the season this week shutting down schools, state offices and businesses

Politician Calvin West dies at age 87

Best remembered as Newark’s first African American to win a citywide election, Calvin West died on Monday.

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