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BLESC: Tackling Racial Disparities

BLESC: Tackling Racial Disparities Let’s face it—it’s hard to discuss current events without forays into history, personal experiences, and of course, no small dose of opinion. What’s also hard is arriving at actionable and useful resolutions—yet we persist. Such was the motive of a small

Black Lives Matter Friday Forum: Power to the Youth

Black Lives Matter Friday Forum: Power to the Youth Following over a week of worldwide protests for the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement in response to George Floyd’s murder, more than 4,500 people gathered in front of Jersey City’s City Hall on Saturday, June 6th

Black Men United Hosts Community Clean Up

Black Men United Hosts Community Clean Up Right now, among protests, marches, and many hopeful, peaceful gatherings, there’s still plenty of work that needs to be done on the road to unifying our community that begins with us. Some of it isn’t exactly glamorous but

Graduations Go Virtual

Graduations Go Virtual It’s graduation season, and though they might look a lot different than what we’re used to, commencement ceremonies and celebrations across the country are still happening to honor our deserving new 8th grade, high school, and college graduates. Instead of sitting under

Virtual Easter Services in Jersey City

Virtual Easter Services in Jersey City If there’s one thing JC’s got, it’s flavor. And heart—okay so that makes two. For better than two decades, I’ve reaped many a benefit when both flow in glorious dimensions to yield food, music, art, festivals, theater and so

Hidden Galleries of Jersey City: Eonta Space

Hidden Galleries of Jersey City: Eonta Space   Sometimes hidden gems are found in dead ends. Eonta Space, a gallery and performance space near Journal Square nestled into a quiet, residential neighborhood off Dekalb Ave, can be found down a narrow lane that would be

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide If you haven’t picked something up for your Valentine yet, check out this personality based Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for some inspiration!   For the Dancer Join Jersey City Ballroom for their Valentine’s Day Couples Dance and spice up your Friday

Galentine’s Day in Jersey City

Galentine’s Day in Jersey City February 14th conjures mixed emotions. Some people (usually in relationships) love the holiday and see it as a reason to celebrate those who you love, usually by purchasing heart-shaped candies, dressing up in red or pink and going to a

A Decade in Jersey City: 2009-2019 Wrap Up

A Decade in Jersey City: 2009-2019 Wrap Up   As we get settled in to 2020 and look forward to a new decade, we took one more glance back at the last 10 years in Jersey City to compile a list of “Hey, remember when…?”

14 Places to Watch the Super Bowl in Jersey City

14 Places to Watch the Super Bowl in Jersey City   Super Bowl LIV takes place this Sunday at 6:30 p.m! The Giants may not have made it to the Super Bowl this year, but the San Francisco 49ers vs.The Kansas City Chiefs game in