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Honore’ slams Trump administration’s response to Puerto Rico

Lt. General Russel Honore', the decorated military man and Hurricane Katrina commander, recently slammed President Donald Trump for his lethargic and sluggish approach to hurricane relief efforts in the storm ravaged island of Puerto Rico.

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Murphy leads Guadagno in recent NJ gubernatorial poll

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy continues to lead his Republican opponent current Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno by double digits in the race for governor according to a recent poll from Suffolk University/USA Today Network Poll.

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Menendez corruption trial could affect governor's race

As the federal corruption trial of U.S. Senator Robert Menendez enters its third week in a Newark courtroom, aspects of the occasionally riveting testimony is causing some chaos among New Jersey Democrats as the state's governor's race enters the final stretch, according to some reports.

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Gubernatorial candidates tout platforms at Black Chamber conference

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and Democratic candidate Phil Murphy made stops at the 10th annual business leadership conference hosted by the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) in Newark.

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25 Most Influential African Americans in New Jersey

South Jersey Journal celebrates its second annual class of the 25 Most Influential African Americans in New Jersey.

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People Making a Difference in New Jersey

Activism to promote equality, social justice and community-building efforts are prerequisites for growth and stability in many communities in our state and country. The following five individuals exemplify that commitment and the South Jersey Journal salutes them for all that they do.

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New Jersey political leaders slam DACA decision

President Donald Trump's decision to end an Obama-era immigration policy that protects undocumented residents—the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)--is being met with staunch condemnation and vitriol from thousands of New Jerseyans, including two of the Garden States' top political leaders.

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Senator Robert Menendez corruption trial set for September

The corruption trial of U.S. Senator Robert Menendez is set to begin early September, as jury selection for the potentially high stakes case was completed last week in Newark.

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New Jersey leaders condemn violence in Virginia

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Dozens of legislative, community activists and New Jersey residents gathered across the state to denounce the violence over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia when white supremacists clashed with counter-protesters—killing one woman and injuring dozens of others.

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Phil Murphy taps Sheila Oliver for running mate

Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Phil Murphy has tapped former House Assembly speaker Sheila Oliver to be his running mate and lieutenant governor---thus making her potentially the highest ranking and first African American to be second in command in the state.

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