“Historic Black Sound” Concert on Campus Feb. 28th, 7pm

Excited to promote this — a concert that wraps up the fantastic program at Rutgers-Camden’s Black History Month.  Here are the deets: What: Performances of pop culture hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s When: Wednesday, February 28th, 7pm Who: Everyone is invited (especially community members) and the event is free. Join us, and … Read more of “Historic Black Sound” Concert on Campus Feb. 28th, 7pm

A Camden Black Panther Review: Wakanda and the Victor Lofts — by Jared Hunter

To be honest, I’m still slightly in a state of amazement after having watched Black Panther at last Thursday night’s early premiere in Cherry Hill.  Even though television and I are joined at the hip – I’ve been on this long string of political dramas lately including Scandal, Designated Survivor, and the recently stricken House … Read more of A Camden Black Panther Review: Wakanda and the Victor Lofts — by Jared Hunter

The Camden Store hosts Open Mic Night as part of Suicide Prevention Effort

There are a million things happening around the edges of Camden’s private and nonprofit sectors. AJ Riggs at the Camden Store shared this one with me, and I wanted to make sure to share it with you. It’s an open mic night designed to raise awareness about suicide and suicide prevention.    I’m particularly glad … Read more of The Camden Store hosts Open Mic Night as part of Suicide Prevention Effort

Vote-by-Mail, Voter Fraud, and Camden County Progressives

Yesterday’s post by Jared Hunter on online voting has me thinking. He examined the dangers of online voting in the context of national worries about fraud. But there’s a thriving parallel discussion happening among Camden County progressives who fear the vote-by-mail system is both vulnerable to fraud and is a political disadvantage for upstarts. But … Read more of Vote-by-Mail, Voter Fraud, and Camden County Progressives

Online Voting and Urban Communities by Jared Hunter

 Considering events surrounding the 2016 election, online voting has a tenuous path to becoming reality. Jared discusses obstacles (other than cybersecurity) will the government need to overcome and the hidden implications of continuing with our current processes.  I think that the use of electronic information and platforms will not just be a possible next step in … Read more of Online Voting and Urban Communities by Jared Hunter

How Camden is benefiting from the #WeChoose campaign

Tomorrow, the #WeChoose campaign has an opportunity to interview Journey4Justice leader Jitu Brown in anticipation of their week of action.  Journey4Justice has been a leader on racial justice in education space. I’ve seen Jitu Brown speak numerous times, and he’s simply incredible. So please consider joining the call if you’re a blogger or journalist. Here’s the details.  The Badass … Read more of How Camden is benefiting from the #WeChoose campaign