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Against the odds: 3 black doctors detail journey to success

One used to deal drugs on the streets of New Orleans. Another grew up in Chicago with two drug-addicted parents. A third survived the tough streets of New York and Washington, D.C., where he once stared down the barrel of ...

Photos reveal, recognize black work camps during Depression

A striking, sepia-toned picture recently acquired by the University of Michigan jumps out from the past and begs to tell a story: A man dressed in a heavy coat and hat is as big as the cabin door whose knob ...

National Geographic acknowledges past racist coverage

National Geographic acknowledged on Monday that it covered the world through a racist lens for generations, with its magazine portrayals of bare-breasted women and naive brown-skinned tribesmen as savage, unsophisticated and unintelligent.

Lawnside Dinner Dance

The Lawnside Education Foundation Inc.'s hosted its 8th Annual Dinner Dance and Silent Auction on February 25.

Things to do in South Jersey and region

The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and the region. Items for the calendar should be sent at least three weeks in advance to editor@southjerseyjournal.com. Information should be sent in a Word document ...

Michelle Obama to release memoir in November

Michelle Obama's memoir, one of the most highly anticipated books in recent years, is coming out Nov. 13.

At museum, current and ex-inmates create art and futures

As a child, Russell Craig spent time in the 1990s locked up at Philadelphia's Youth Study Center for truancy. It was a stubby, bleak dose of reality interrupting a touristy stretch of museums, monuments and splashing fountains along Philadelphia's grandest ...

Danielle Herrington covers Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue

Danielle Herrington is the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover model for 2018.

Things to do in South Jersey and region

The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and the region. Items for the calendar should be sent at least three weeks in advance to editor@southjerseyjournal.com. Information should be sent in a Word document ...

Ways to celebrate Black History Month in South Jersey and region

February is Black History Month, and organizations throughout South Jersey and the region are hosting events and celebrations of black American culture and heritage.

Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism

Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are now banding together to promote civil rights tourism at sites including the building where the Confederacy was born and the motel where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died.

Things to do in South Jersey and region

The following list is a guide to cultural and community events in South Jersey and the region. Items for the calendar should be sent at least three weeks in advance to editor@southjerseyjournal.com. Information should be sent in a Word document ...

African American Chamber of NJ holds anniversary celebration

Dozens of business leaders were among about 100 people that attended the annual year-end holiday celebration by the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) recently in Plainsboro.

African American Women Achievers honored by Burlington-Camden Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi

The Burlington-Camden (NJ) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., in conjunction with The Kappa Community Development Corporation recently hosted its 14th Annual Banquet Honoring African American Women of High Achievement.

Kappas to honor 2017 African-American Women Achievers

The Burlington Camden Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi will honor its 2017 African American Women Achievers on Sunday, November 5 at Auletto’s Caterers, 1849 Cooper Street, Almonesson, NJ. The event will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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