A monthly, one-hour, live call-in program focusing on social, economic and political topics pertaining to Newark.
On the March edition of Newark Today, we talk with Mayor Ras Baraka about what's been going on in the city, from the continuing reform saga at the Newark Public Schools to the city's efforts to repair community-police relations.
Lacey Schwartz has written, produced and directed a documentary, Little White Lie, detailing how she grew up as a white, Jewish girl in Woodstock, New York, only to learn in college that her biological father was black and a friend of her mother. Lacey biological father was the late Rodney Parker, a legendary New York City college basketball scout from Brooklyn whose life was captured in a book called Heaven is a Playground. She married an African American man and considers herself a woman of color and retains her Jewish heritage.
Frank Scandale is the co-founder of The Daily Payoff, a website dedicated to informing the public about the gaming and gambling industry. Scandale, a long-time New York Mets fan, is a former editor with The Record (Bergen County) and The Denver Post.