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.

TV broadcaster hosts local fundraiser for Anguilla

A local fundraiser was held for the Caribbean Island of Anguilla, which has been devastated by Hurricane Irma.

Ask Alma: Taking care of my elderly parents is taking a toll

Dear Alma: I am a 64 year-old divorced woman who lives with my father. Some years ago, when my marriage fell apart, and Mom was diagnosed with dementia, I moved back home to help my dad with her.

Local fundraiser to be held for Anguilla

On Saturday, Oct 14 there will be a local fundraiser for the Caribbean Island of Anguilla, which has been devastated by Hurricane Irma.

South Jersey Journal holds Most Influential African Americans in New Jersey reception

South Jersey Journal held its “25 Most Influential African Americans in New Jersey” and “People Making a Difference invitation only reception September 28 at The Palace Catering in Blackwood, NJ.

Danisha Carmala Scott: The life of a top model at New York Fashion Week

Jamaican model Danisha Carmala Scott, the 2009 Miss Jamaica World Model Fast Track Winner, traveled more than 1,500 miles, all the way to the Big Apple, for New York Fashion Week (NYFW) on a mission to get signed by a ...

Lawnside Back-to-School Bonanza

Lawnside public school’s 6th annual Lawnside Back-to-School Bonanza and the Benson Multicultural History Museum Jazzy Juneteenth Celebration was held Saturday August 26 at the Lawnside School, 426 East Charleston Avenue in Lawnside, NJ.

Blacks In Blue

The newest exhibit at African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey focuses on African Americans who have served on the police force.

The Ebony Fashion Fair “Inspiring Beauty” Exhibit

Let’s take a fresh look back in time: it’s 1979. You attended the 22nd Annual Ebony Fashion Fair in your hometown. The show’s theme was “COLOR EXPLOSION.” A beautiful Black model struts her stuff down the runway wearing Yves Saint ...

Gwendolyn Brooks won the Pulitzer Prize while living in a housing project

Gwendolyn Brooks’ apartment was dark on May 1, 1950. The brilliant, award-winning Black poet, who wrote about life on Chicago’s South Side, had not paid her electric bill.

Summer fun in New Jersey

Trying to figure out what to do with all of that hard-earned vacation time that won’t roll over?

Gloucester County NAACP hosts Phenomenal Woman Empowerment Conference

The Gloucester County NAACP recently hosted the You Are A Phenomenal Woman 2017 Empowerment Conference.

Zetas recognizes students, community leaders at awards brunch

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Zetas and Amicae of Omicron Omicron Zeta Chapter presented their scholarship awards brunch on Saturday, April 1 at Auletto Caterers, 1849 Cooper Street, Almonesson, NJ.