The Prize details the fate of the $100 million pledge made to Newark schools by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2010. The New York Times called the book “brilliantly reported” and a “sobering yet exhilarating tale” that may be “one of the most important books on education to come along in years.”
Newark native Alfred Dill is a man who wears many hats: artist, community organizer, and mentor. But as diverse as his titles may appear, they are all an extension of his multifaceted relationship with the city of Newark.
Jazz enthusiasts will be able to enjoy a free concert this week in Newark featuring bassist Mimi Jones, hosted by WBGO radio. The concert will take place Wednesday, September 2 at 12 p.m. at 2 Gateway Center in downtown Newark.