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Your Guide to the Newark Mayoral Race

Friday, May 02, 2014

Two Democrats are campaigning to be the next mayor of Newark. Sarah Gonzalez, reporter for New Jersey Public Radio and Clement Price, Professor of History at Rutgers University and City Historian of Newark talk about the issues in the race between Ras Baraka, a municipal councilman, and Shavar Jeffries, a professor at Seton Hall University. The election is on May 13th.


 

 

Guests:

Sarah Gonzalez and Clement Price

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Comments [4]

john from office

What ever happened to normal names like william and john??These guys sound like Rap names. Keeping it real folks!

May. 02 2014 10:19 AM

What we REALLY need is "your guide to the Benghazi cover-up".
If Benghazi had remained a non-story, that WOULD have been a story here at the BLS .... but since it deserves at least s Select Congressional Committee, it is invisible on NPR.

May. 02 2014 10:16 AM

Our little family retail business in Brownsville was nearly wiped out by the '67 riots here in Brooklyn, but look at the difference today between Brooklyn and Newark. At that time New York City was considered the Crime capital of America and nothing could be done about it. Giuliani and Bloomberg proved that idea to be wrong. Now we'll see what happens in the future as the "Progressives" come back to rule or to ruin? Time will tell.

May. 02 2014 10:16 AM
Maria from Morningside Hts

Not only was Corey Booker not a "Newark-er," he is not really a Democrat; his campaigns are funded by Republicans and/or the Corporate Ed Reform movement.

May. 02 2014 10:09 AM

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