Solomon Jones and Jay McCalla talk politics on Praise 107.9 HD2 every week. Well, now they’re taking the show on the road. It’s politics like you’ve never heard it before. Funny. Sharp. Honest. Real. And all from an African American perspective. This week, it’s Trump’s border wall, Mueller’s report, Bernie’s candidacy, and all the foolery […]

Sen. Cory Booker, a New Jersey Democrat who rose to prominence as Newark’s charismatic and ambitious mayor, announced Friday that he is running for president. Booker chose the first day of Black History Month to launch his campaign, timing that nods to Booker’s own heritage and suggests he will put it at the center of […]

Congrats to Newark Mayor Cory Booker! He took New Jersey’s special Senate election Wednesday beating conservative Steve Lonegan. Booker was endorsed by President Barack Obama and has become one of the country’s best-known African-American politicians. Read more at Source: The New York Times Photo: The Grio Please, “LIKE” my new Facebook fan page, “The […]

Today is a big decision day in New Jersey! Who will be New Jersey’s next U.S. Senator? Polls are open in New Jersey for a special Senate election between Democrat Cory Booker and Republican challenger Steve Lonegan, in order to fill New Jersey’s vacant U.S. Senate seat to replace the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg. The […]

Controversial Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker (pictured) is challenging one of his many denizens of Twitterverse to a challenge. When Booker tweeted a bit of ancient…

Mayor Cory Booker, (D-Newark, New Jersey), is probably as close to a superhero that you’re going to get in politics. Known for his transparent and…

TRENTON, N.J.– Two of New Jersey’s most influential black leaders blasted Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday for proposing gay marriage be put to a popular vote in November, but the Republican governor insisted he’s offering a reasonable compromise amid his personal opposition to same-sex nuptials. SEE ALSO: How GOP Racism Has Become The Norm Assembly […]

Educators and officials in Newark, New Jersey are optimistic about the city’s public schools progress since new superintendent Cami Anderson begun; and a year after Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg donated $100 million to the district. Already, three new alternative schools have been opened with the Facebook money. At the same time, teachers seem to […]

Newark Mayor Cory Booker vetoed an ordinance Tuesday that would force eateries to post an armed guard during late-night hours of operation. An off-duty police officer was killed in a drive-by shooting as he waited for his food at a late-night pizza place earlier this month, prompting implementation of this new measure. But Booker says […]

NEWARK-For the second year in a row, Newark Mayor Cory Booker has been handling requests from snow removal personally via Twitter. The massive snowstorm that has hit the east coast has left several people stranded in their own homes in Newark. Here are some of Booker’s Tweets: If ur stuck DM me ur # RT […]