A monthly, one-hour, live call-in program focusing on social, economic and political topics pertaining to Newark.
On this month's edition of Newark Today, we talk with newly elected school board member Kim Gaddy, outgoing school board member Khalil Rashidi and Chief of Staff for the City of Newark Amiri Baraka Jr. about the future of Newark Public Schools.
New York City Public Advocate Letitia James is a fierce fighter for low income tenants facing eviction from predatory landlords. James recently started a campaign to win equal pay for women working in City Hall. She is the first African American woman to hold citywide office in New York. She is a former city council member, a public defender for the Legal Aid Society and an assistant attorney general.
13-year old Casey Flaherty of Monmouth Beach finished her second New Jersey half-marathon this past weekend in Monmouth County. Flaherty is also a surfer, swimmer and performer in her school's musicals. Host Doug Doyle chats with the teenager about her amazing stamina and goals.