A monthly, one-hour, live call-in program focusing on social, economic and political topics pertaining to Newark.
What is universal enrollment? Can there really be true equity between the Newark Public Schools and the city's charter schools? How's the ground breaking Newark teachers' contract looking one year later? What's the latest on the district's efforts to improve attendance? These were among the many issues we covered on the December edition of Newark Today as we were joined by Schools superintendent Cami Anderson.
Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad is the Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, in Harlem. It is part of The New York City Public Library system. He is a former history professor at Indiana University and the author of The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime and The Making of Modern Urban America. He is the great-grandson of Elijah Muhammad, a founder of The Nation of Islam, and the son of Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Ozier Muhammad.
Richard Glover became one of the greatest college football players of all-time at Nebraska. Born in Bayonne and raised in Jersey City, the 1972 Outland and Lombardi Trophy winner was third in the Heisman voting and he was defensive player! Glover, drafted by the Giants, is also an every day listener of WBGO.