Mar 20, 2015 edition of the WBGO Journal
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Newark State of the City
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka delivered the annual State Of The City address this week, his first since becoming mayor. WBGO's Alexandra Hill reports the fiery speech addressed a multitude of issues facing the city, with Baraka declaring a new era for Newark.
A Challenge To Religious Exemption for Vaccinations
WBGO's Doug Doyle reports on a new bill New Jersey lawmakers are considering that would make it harder for parents to use religious exemptions so their children don't have to get the vaccinations required by schools.
When Black Boys Die
WBGO's Jon Kalish has the story of a New York playwright who's bringing five plays that focus on gun violence to audiences in the hopes of stimulating dialogue on the toll shootings are taking on the African-American community. The second in the series is titled "When Black Boys Die."
New York's New Football Club
WBGO's Ang Santos reports on New York's newest sports franchise, The New York City Football Club, and their inaugural home opener at Yankee Stadium.
Reviews: Off Broadway and On Point
Theater Critic Michael Bourne says many of this year’s off-Broadway plays were fantastic — but fleeting. He says you can still catch a few before they're gone.Listen Now
- Alexandra Hill is your host for this latest edition. The WBGO Journal airs on Friday nights at 7:30 on WBGO 88.3FM