New Jersey

New Jersey Elementary School Held a Mock Slave Auction During Class

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A New Jersey elementary school thought it was a good idea to hold a mock slavery auction to teach kids about slavery.  “There was a sale of a black child by white children in the classroom,” Tracey Jarmon-Woods, one of the student’s parents, told CBS New York, “If...

NJ Woman Pleads Guilty To Setting Newborn Baby on Fire in Road

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A woman pleaded guilty Monday to setting her newborn on fire and leaving her in the middle of a New Jersey street. Prosecutors will look to request a 30 year sentence for Hyphernkemberly Dorvilier, after she pleaded guilty in Mount Holly to aggravated manslaughter. She had...

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Wins Democratic Senate Primary

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Last night, Newark’s Mayor Cory Booker was victorious in New Jersey’s Democratic Senate Primary. Booker defeated U.S. Reps. Rush Holt and Frank Pallone, and state Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver. Honored to receive Dem nomination for #NJSen today. This is our victory – thank you. Please continue to...

Lauryn Hill Sentenced To 3 Months In Prison

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Grammy award-winning singer Lauryn Hill was sentenced Monday to three months in federal prison for failing to pay taxes on more than $2 million in earnings during a five-year period.