Jamel Herring wants to see Shakur Stevenson in this future mega fight

Former world champion boxer turned commentator Jamel Herring discusses future of Shakur Stevenson (Photo by Derrel Jazz Johnson for rolling out)

Former boxing world champion turned commentator, Jamel Herring, discusses the recent win by the undefeated former unified champion Shakur Stevenson, Herring also discusses Stevenson moving up in weight class and who he would like to see him fight next at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

Boxer Shakur Stevenson discusses dominant performance in hometown win

Shakur Stevenson discusses his dominant performance in his hometown victory (Photo by Derrel Jazz Johnson for rolling out)

Undefeated former unified champion and 2016 Olympics silver medalist boxer Shakur Stevenson discusses his dominant performance in his hometown victory over Robson Conceicao in front of a record boxing crowd of 10,107 at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The boxer also shares about his possible next opponent and more.

Former NFL player knocks out violent United Airlines employee (video)

A video went viral after it showed an aggressive United Airlines employee squaring off against a former NFL player inside the Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey. One video on social media shows the confrontation in mid-fight. You can see the United worker and a passenger, identified as ex-gridiron star Brendan Langley, laying hands […]

Rosario Dawson reacts to outcome of anti-trans lawsuit against her family

In October 2019, the 42-year-old star was subjected to legal action from Dedrek Finley, a trans man and longtime family friend who used to work for the Top Five actress doing household repairs,  after he alleged mistreatment and discrimination including anti-trans insults and physical assault. In autumn last year, the court granted Finley’s voluntary request […]

Investment pro Bernel Hall executes $5B in real estate in Newark, New Jersey

Bernel Hall is the President & Chief Executive Officer at Invest Newark since Feb. 2019. Over the past 20 years, he has executed over $5 billion in real estate investment, lending, and disposition transactions for multifamily, retail, office, and hotel properties in 36 states throughout the U.S. A former investment banker at Goldman Sachs, public […]

Juelz Santana sentenced to federal prison

Rap star Juelz Santana has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after being convicted of carrying a loaded gun through a New Jersey airport back in the spring. The hip-hop veteran learned of the ruling by the judge on Wednesday, Dec. 19, and he will have to serve the entirety of the […]

Visiting Newark? Police cameras and internet livestream will now watch you

Many big-city residents may see a sign indicating that there are police cameras in the area and might simply ignore the message. But if you find yourself in the city of Newark, New Jersey, that sign is a warning that you are being watched not only by the police but also anyone with internet access. […]

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka shares keys to making city better for all

Working with the police is one of the many responsibilities of Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, and he has some interesting insights on possible solutions to the nation’s racial tensions. The election of the son of poet-activist Amiri Baraka sent chills through the city’s establishment, but Baraka has since won over most of his critics despite what […]

Newark to get New Jersey’s 1st safe haven for chronically homeless

Newark, New Jersey, is set to open the first Safe Haven housing facility for chronically homeless people with severe mental illnesses next year. Yesterday, mayor Ras Baraka participated in a ceremonial groundbreaking event for the $8 million facility. Named A Better Life by project stakeholders, the two-story, 24,063-square foot building will reportedly have 24 efficiency […]

Erykah Badu is going to be a teacher, again

[jwplatform ctZkwLDy] Erykah Badu has no problem asserting her position. Much respect to the artist who keeps fans intrigued and thinking critically. On Tuesday, April 12, the first clip of Badu’s surprise visit and impromptu performance for students from The Future Project at Malcolm X Shabazz High School in Newark, NJ swept the internet. In this […]

Erykah Badu surprises high school kids with a song; some look confused

What would you do if one of the greatest soul singers of the past 20 years burst into your lunch room and started jamming? Maybe it depends on what generation you’re from. Watch the reaction as Erykah Badu treats kids at a Newark, New Jersey high school to a performance. [jwplatform nM7dI5Wl]

Kelly Rowland, Silento surprise New Jersey kids with M&Ms, Halloween goodies

For Halloween, rapper Silento was doing more than the Nae-Nae and the Whip. The young rapper joined forces with R&B singer Kelly Rowland and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka to give New Jersey costumes and candy at the John F. Kennedy Recreation center. “When I first moved to Texas, I really got into the whole spirit […]

UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball 2015: Newark

UNCF New Jersey area office hosts the 3rd annual UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball in Newark UNCF of greater Newark’s signature fundraiser and one of its premier social soirées, the third annual UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball, was held on Friday, June 19, 2015, at The Newark Club. The black-tie affair was hosted by the Honorable Ras J. […]

Did DMX really rob a guy in Newark?

There is a bizarre story coming out of Newark, New jersey, about rapper DMX  whose real name is Earl Simmons. According to one man, he met DMX outside of a gas station near the New Jersey Center for the Performing Arts early Sunday morning. After the amazed fan and DMX had a conversation about the […]

Beverly Johnson spills the ‘tee’ on golf and writing her memoir

On the “A” w/Souleo… Beverly Johnson is busy these days. She’s celebrating the 40th anniversary of becoming the first black woman on the cover of Vogue, overseeing the Beverly Johnson Hair Collection, and completing a memoir. But this past Sunday she made time for one of her favorite hobbies: golf. In Hamburg, New Jersey, Johnson […]

Newark, New Jersey, investigated over school resegregation plan

Newark, New Jersey, was once a thriving hub of manufacturing for the state. Now like many large urban cities it is faced with violence, poverty and unemployment. The school system has been a wreck for years and it once again has made national news. Former Newark mayor now United States Senator Corey Booker tried to […]

Ras Baraka, Newark, New Jersey mayor-elect, will be sworn in on July 1

Mayor-Elect Ras J. Baraka will take the oath of office as Newark’s seventh chief executive Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at noon EST. At the ceremony, newly elected Newark Municipal Council Members will take oaths of office for their four-year terms as well, and will elect a Municipal Council President. The ceremony will take place downtown […]