Entries by Andaiye Taylor

For discussion: Mayor Baraka on Newark development–It’s for us. (Video)

With $2 billion dollars’ worth of development rising out of the ground here in Newark, it’s clear something is shifting in town for real this time.

But for whom? In his latest video, Mayor Baraka rejects the comparison of development in Newark to what is transpiring in Brooklyn, and says we’re going for something a lot more inclusive, equitable and just.

Explore history of black NHL players at free Soul on Ice screening at Prudential Center this Sunday

Prudential Center’s free screening of Soul on Ice: Past, Present & Future on Sunday, February 12th will explore the history of black players in the NHL. After the screening, stay for a panel featuring Willie O’Ree, the NHL’s first black player; Devils forward Devante Smith-Pelly; former Devils captain Bryce Salvador; former player and television analyst Anson Carter; and Damon Kwame Mason, the film’s director.