A monthly, one-hour, live call-in program focusing on social, economic and political topics pertaining to Newark.
Newark: Past, Present and Future. On the July edition of Newark Today, we were joined by civil rights activist, professor and author Bob Curvin. We talked about his new book, Inside Newark: Decline, Rebellion, and the Search for Transformation, and discussed Newark at a time of change in leadership.
Bruce Cutler, one of the most flamboyant criminal defense lawyers in recent history, made his legal bones representing clients like the late Mafia boss, John Gotti. Cutler talks about how he met the so called "Teflon Don" and how their relationship became a personal one. Cutler also says that federal courtrooms are empty because middle class defendants can't afford to hire lawyers to represent them.
Former Lakers and Knicks PR Director Josh Rosenfeld is on next edition of SportsJam. Rosenfeld talks about working for the Lakers in the 1980s when Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar won three NBA championships. Rosenfeld now works for WBGO and says his two passions are sports and music. A special guest makes a surprise appearance in the show.