ICYMI: Newark Arts principals and grant recipients discuss the importance of the arts in new video

Newark Arts, the more than 35-year-old organization that provides institutional support to Newark art institutions and artists, unveiled a new video at their recent Newark Arts Honors Gala, and subsequently released it online.

ICYMI: Mayor Baraka appears on MSNBC to discuss sanctuary cities, Trump’s budget and Booker for president

Mayor Ras Baraka appeared on Al Sharpton’s “Politics Nation” program on MSNBC Sunday morning to discuss his stance on the Trump administration’s threat to pull federal funding from sanctuary cities; Trump’s recent budget proposal, which would result in less funds for HUD, Meals on Wheels, and other programs that significant portions of Newarkers rely on; and Senator Cory Booker’s presidential prospects.