Ras Baraka

Ras Baraka appears in the following:

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka Addresses City's Lead Crisis

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Mayor Baraka insists that federal help is needed to fully replace the city's lead service lines.


Newark's Mayor on the City's Water Crisis

Monday, November 05, 2018

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka talks about the lead water crisis in Newark and what the city is doing to ensure that residents are not drinking contaminated water.

Newark Distributes Water Filters Amid High Lead Levels in Drinking Water

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

New data shows that Newark had elevated levels of lead in water tap samples, but officials insist water coming out of the reservoir is safe. 

Comments [1]

Mayor Baraka: To Fix New Jersey's Troubled Affordable Housing, Look to Newark

Monday, September 10, 2018

The mayor says a troubled affordable housing complex is making a comeback, thanks to public and private subsidies.

Comments [1]

Meet The Democratic Candidates for Newark Mayor

Friday, May 09, 2014

Two Democrats are candidates in a fierce race to be the next mayor of Newark. Election Day is Tuesday, May 13. First, Shavar Jeffries, former Assistant Attorney General, talks about his background and platforms for how to fix Newark's financial issues, high crime rate, and educational challenges. Then, Ras Baraka, city councilman representing the South Ward of Newark , talks about his background and policies and makes his case for being the next mayor of Newark.

Comments [3]