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The Mayors Forum

12-20-2019

The Mayor's Forum The Mayor’s Forum featured a conversation with Ed Riley and Jonathan Alston. They spoke about the nature of activism and how to change laws in revolutionary ways. He spoke about police reform and the recent legal actions to hold Newark slumlords accountable. They forced landlords to make repairs and in some cases to even sell the buildings.  In the 7pm hour Newark Public Schools Superintendent Roger Leon spoke with Ed Riley and Jonathan Alston about his year and a half in Newark, and the next 10 years. There will be a ten year plan for the Newark Public Schools that will be released at the end of the school year. ...

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The Vote

12-13-2019

The Vote The Vote with LaMonica McIver and Tamika Mallory featured a conversation about why Cory Booker lacked support with Black voters.  In the 7pm hour NJ Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake spoke about recent legislative initiatives in the NJ Statehouse. ...

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The Payne Report

12-6-2019

The Payne Report The Payne Report with Congressman Donald Payne brought us more information about impeachment and the State of America under Donald Trump.  In the 7pm hour Asia Norton had a conversation with Alexis Regman, a local community organizer with the sorority AKA incorporated and attorney and Rockaway council candidate Clifford Dawkins. They spoke about the importance of local community organizing in elections. ...

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The Disciples

11-23-2019

The Disciples The Disciples had a conversation about the connection between faith and politics.  In the 7pm Hour Larry Hamm interviewed the Rutgers student leaders who brought Cornell West to campus.  November 15, 2019 The Mayor’s Forum featured a conversation with Ed Riley and Jonathan Alston. They spoke about politics and the cost of real activism. Ras revealed stories about his childhood in the movement. ...

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The Mayors Forum

11-15-2019

The Mayor's Forum The Mayor’s Forum featured a conversation with Ed Riley and Jonathan Alston. They spoke about politics and the cost of real activism. Ras revealed stories about his childhood in the movement.  In the 7pm hour Asia Norton interviewed Rhodes Scholar Jordan Thomas and Street Doctor. They spoke about the store owner who beat a well known disabled man. Then Asia continued on a one on one interview where Jordan spoke about his time at University High School as a student board member and as a student activist in the tumultuous last years of Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson. ...

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The Vote

11-8-2019

The Vote The Vote featured a conversation with NAACP President Derrick Johnson, Dr. Conrad Tillard about the Byran Allen case and the devastating implications of a possible Supreme Court decision.  In the 7pm hour, Alaiyah Harris of former WRNU, Pink Lady fame spoke about the Pink Ladies podcast and dating in the post college world. Chris Randall, Cheyenne, and Jonathan Alston spoke about T.I.s parenting, violent fried chicken sandwich fights, and Michael Jackson v Kanye. Zayid Muhammad and Donna K. Williams spoke about the movie Harriet. ...

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