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VIDEO: Lawyer Presents Case Of Racism In Shaping America

In this video interview, Bill Myers engages criminal defense/civil rights lawyer Jeffery Robinson and the filmmakers, the dynamic duo of Sarah & Emily Kunstler. This provocative discussion explores the issues, themes, challenges and implications for America in the making of the soon to be released documentary film from Sony Pictures Classics entitled WHO WE ARE: […]

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Loneliness associated with increased risk of dementia in older adults

As social isolation in the United States has been increasing among older adults, a new study shows a notable link between loneliness and dementia risk, and one that is most striking for Americans who represent a large part of the population. In the study published February 7 in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, researchers found a three-fold […]

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Brick City organization specializes in treatment for trauma

Trauma to Trust is a comprehensive, multi-session program based in Newark, New Jersey, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, that conceptualizes and tailors its efforts toward understanding the role trauma plays in marginalized and disenfranchised communities from a historical and present lens. Launched by Fatima Dreier, Dr. Monique Swift, and Dr. Barbara Prempeh in September 2016, the […]

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Murphy announces that universal school mask mandate will be lifted effective March 7

Noting the significant decline of statewide COVID-19 metrics, Governor Phil Murphy today announced that masks and facial coverings will no longer be mandated for students, staff, or visitors in schools and childcare centers effective March 7, 2022.  “I must thank the overwhelming majority of students, parents, administrators, educators, and support staffers who have worn their […]

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IRS warning: Scammers work year-round; stay vigilant

As the new year begins, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers to protect their personal and financial information throughout the year and watch out for IRS impersonation scams, along with other schemes, that try to trick people out of their hard-earned money. These schemes can involve text message scams, e-mail schemes and phone scams. This […]

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Conversations with Miles Jaye “BLACK NO MORE”

Black no more, is a pledge to devest myself of anything that in word, tone, or image, detracts from the entirety and totality of my human experience. If by use of nomenclature, my so-called Blackness renders me one iota less human or denies me one single attribute, benefit, or protection of that afforded a whole […]

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Report finds 82% of patients still experience medication delays, despite healthcare industry advancements

New data released today by CoverMyMeds found 82% of patients experienced medication delays in the last year due to COVID-19 restrictions, insurance processes, communication challenges and prescription cost.1 Of patients who experienced medication delays, 85% had to make financial sacrifices to afford their prescriptions.1 In addition to medication delays, many patients also postponed medical visits in the past year. […]

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Scholarship opportunities for African American students during Black History Month

Fastweb (, the leading website for scholarship and financial aid information and a member of the Monster network, commemorates the achievements of African Americans throughout history during Black History Month with scholarship resources for students. Focusing on today’s African American high school and college students, Fastweb has compiled a comprehensive list of scholarships in a […]

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Hamilton Township celebrated MLK Day with scholarship awards

On Thursday, February 3rd Hamilton Mayor Jeff Martin and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Committee presented three Hamilton Township senior-year students with the 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service and Scholarships Awards. These students each received a $500 scholarship and were selected by the Tribute Committee based on their dedication to […]