We have more than one pandemic in Newark. As if COVID’s not enough, we have an escalating disease of car-jacking, car theft, and violence, particularly
Most recently, in “Murphy Just Put a Ceiling on my Daughter’s Future,” I wrote about the developing educational crisis here in New Jersey. Thanks to
You all know I wear a lot of hats. Housing developer. Community activist. Political observer. But by far my most important role is that of
I’m not sure if everyone has been reading their emails or seeing the reports in the news, but if things were not challenging enough, it
As a housing developer and a community activist, I have a lot of reasons to walk around our city. It is something I really enjoy.
While it is not a very happy time for many of us right now, I do want to begin with wishing everyone a Happy New
As many of you may remember, I started this blog for really one reason — like so many other Newark parents during COVID, I could
JAMES: Zuckerberg’s $100 Million Has Nothing on Biden’s Grant So Tell Roger Leon It’s Time for Newark to Get Ready!
Newark is in line to potentially receive hundreds of millions of dollars between President Biden’s already-passed COVID-19 stimulus legislation and his pending infrastructure bill. That
In my last editorial I shared my prayers for a safe return to school. But we need far more than a prayer. Today, I will
Before I talk about how happy I am that our kids will be going back to school, I want to start with a quote from