I met Versace Washington, known to the hood as Poo-Poo, when I was a Program Director at Malcolm X Shabazz High School in 2016.
Yendor Theatre Company hosted the play "In The Middle of the Mess" across all Newark's five wards. The play was directed by Newark’s own Alicia Whavers.
"In 2020, the HBCU Scholarship Ride was established to financially assist students from Newark, NJ, in realizing their aspirations of attending Howard University...
Earlier this week, a huge water main break left much of our city without running water. If you have been impacted, continue to boil your water until the city...
Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District (LPCCD) announces that the official 15th Anniversary will return over two weekends from July 27th-31st and August 5th-7th with broad array of
The city of Newark has issued a CODE RED! There are cooling sites across the city. See below where you can go stay coooooooollllllllll...
Good evening and happy Thursday family! We hope this newsletter finds you as well as you can be.
Peace and love, community, We hope you are as well as you can be in these times. So much has happened since we last checked in.
Happy Thursday fam! We are excited to announce AGROFEST 2022...
In May, we aimed to launch our online news site. Two words, tunnel vision. Our goal was to provide you with as many opportunities to engage with more original stories and content.
Have you tapped in with our stories from Newark residents? Check out our latest: A Hard Truth...
On November 9, 2020, my mother returned home after a month of being hospitalized after a fall caused by a viral infection. That same night, she wound up back in the hospital after
Winter Reporting Fellow Bikier Hayes captured these photographs of North Star Academy students who walked on Friday, 3/18/2022, to stand up against Anti-Black racism in school.
Displaced Yet Not Discouraged: A Profile of Don Knight-Powell, Newark Summer Youth Applications Open & More...
In America, youth ages 15–24 who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer are 120% more likely to experience homelessness than their non-LGBTQ peers.
We are delighted to announce the founding 2022 Akintola Hanif Fellow. We launched the application for the fellowship
Happy New Year! Thank you for joining our community! Five Wards Media is reimagining how community power
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