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  • Writer's pictureKaren Brittingham-Edmond

"GOOD TROUBLE!" WITH NEWARK MAYOR RAS BARAKA! NEPTUNE TWP BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION TODAY, FEB 25TH

COME OUT AND SUPPORT NEPTUNE TOWNSHIPS BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION WITH NEWARK, NJ MAYOR RAS BARAKA, AS HE SHARES ON THE IMPORTANCE OF HOW THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT SOURCE OF LEVERAGE AND POWER WAS IN THEIR ABILITY TO APPLY RESISTANCE BY MAKING "GOOD TROUBLE." CHECK IT OUT AT NEPTUNE HIGH SCHOOL! DOORS OPEN AT 1:30 P.M. SEE NEPTUNE STUDENT CONTEST WINNERS TALKING ABOUT GOOD TROUBLE! PLUS, ENJOY MUSICAL SELECTIONS BY THE "SCARLET SOUND ACAPELLA SINGERS" AND MORE!


WHERE: NEPTUNE HIGH SCHOOL AT THE MICHAEL T. LAKE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, 55 NEPTUNE BLVD NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP, N.J.

TIME: 2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. DATE: TODAY, FEB 25, 2022

PARKING: "Parking is limited in front of Neptune High School facing Neptune Boulevard, which houses the Michael T. Lake Performing Arts Center. There is ample parking behind the high school and across the street at the Board of Education lot." https://www.eventbrite.com/e/good-trouble-resistance-at-the-jersey-shore-registration-468885598447


ABOUT MAYOR RAS BARAKA PER EVENT BRIGHT PRESS RELEASE

"Ras J. Baraka is the 40th Mayor of the City of Newark.

A native of Newark, whose family has lived in the City for more than 80 years, Mayor Baraka’s progressive approach to governing has won him accolades from grassroots organizations to the White House. With a forward-thinking agenda that reduced crime to its lowest levels in five decades, addressed affordability while maintaining steady growth, lowered unemployment, returned local control of schools after more than two decades, and replaced all 23,000 known lead service lines in less than three years at no cost to residents, Baraka has defied expectations since taking office in 2014. Learn more: https://www.newarknj.gov/city-mayor

Mayor Baraka was educated in the Newark Public Schools. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and History from Howard University in Washington, D.C. and a Master’s Degree in Education Supervision from St. Peter’s University in Jersey City. His father, the late Amiri Baraka, was a legendary poet and playwright. His mother, Amina Baraka, is herself a renowned poet.

👏🏽👏🏾👏🏿 Join us for the Neptune Township Annual Black History Month Celebration! #neptuneblackhistory

We are celebrating GOOD TROUBLE: Black Resistance at the Jersey Shore!

1:30pm Doors Open! Music and Conversation!

2:00pm In Person!"


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