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Ras Baraka’s "Black Girls Learn Love Hard" (Moore Black Press 2006) is more than a brother mourning the loss of his sister; more than a father arming his daughters with weapons of truth; more than a son lamenting the struggle of his foremothers. These include systemic racial and gendered oppression, as well as economic and immigration status. [46][47][48][49][50][51] The plan would also include teacher lay-offs. It is considered one of the city's greatest assets. [53][54] The plan will require some students to leave their neighborhoods and travel across the city, with many parents fearing for their safety. And how not [to] be embarrassed by the fact that it’s happening. [6], A Newark native, Baraka is the son of poet and activist Amiri Baraka and his wife Amina. [29], On May 28, 2014 Baraka announced his transition team, headed by former mayor Kenneth Gibson, comprising sixteen committees that will report to him before his inauguration.[30]. In 2013 through June 30, the city recorded 41 homicides. In the 2014 local elections four of the municipal council candidates Baraka supported won their races, leading the expectation that the elected body, in which he needs five votes on the nine-member council to get any proposal passed, will be cooperative to his agenda. 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Newark CEOs Recognized As Influential Black Women in Business - Newark, NJ - "I came to Newark to be a part of the success story already underway," one honoree said. Baraka started writing poetry when he was in high school. “It gave me the opportunity to do something because it felt like I did nothing,” he says. We can be an extension of what they do.”. A restructuring program called One Newark calls for the closure of some public schools and the opening of more charter schools (some in public school buildings). “Unfortunately, the minute you try to separate is when it escalates,” he concedes. It’s the voice of — at the time — an eighth grade teacher named Ras Baraka. ", "Newark mayoral race narrows to 2 as another candidate drops out", "Crump and Rice endorse Baraka in Newark mayor's race", "Newark mayoral contenders Ras Baraka, Anibal Ramos pick up union endorsements", "Newark mayoral slates start to coalesce", "CWA set to endorse Baraka in Newark mayoral contest", "Newark mayor's race: Jersey City mayor Steven Fulop endorses Baraka", "Newark mayor's race: Baraka awash in labor union endorsements", "Newark mayor's race: Baraka, Jeffries hold dueling events at city supermarkets", "Mayor-elect Baraka and Booker agree to work together to benefit Newark", "Mayor elect Ras Baraka announces transition team", "Newark mayor's new chief of staff Amiri Baraka, Jr.: "I've got my brother's back, "Uber agrees to $10M fee, driver background checks in deal with Newark", "Newark's kids' conditions improving, but they still lag behind rest of NJ: report", "Judge Orders a State Takeover Of the Newark School District", "Suit Seeks to Halt Newark Schools Takeover", "Why Aren't Chris Christie, Mark Zuckerberg, and Cory Booker Defending Newark's School Chief? It caused a lot of tension in our neighborhood, and obviously a lot of grief in our family.”. “We had a woman who came in today who was strangled,” says Smith, who noted that all it takes is 4 pounds of pressure to die by choking. She grew up in New York and California. 141. And [know] that other women are going through this and it has nothing to do with you. [11], Since its inception in 2004 Baraka has participated in the National Political Hip-Hop Convention. But Baraka says that the flip side of that is having familiar faces in the community take care of one another. [20][21] Baraka's slate for the municipal council included John Sharpe James (council member-at-large running for South Ward), Mildred C. Crump (council member at-large incumbent), Alturrick Kenney (at-large candidate), Patrick Council (at-large candidate) and Joe McCallum (West Ward candidate). [91], In 2014, the city initiated a Valentine's Day building lot sale in which married couples could purchase housing plots in the city for $1,000, provided they built a house on the lot within 18 months. They got an education", "POLITICAL SCENE: INEQUALITY AND EDUCATION IN NEWARK", http://www.nj.com/education/2014/05/at_downtown_rally_critics_of_newark_school_plan_present_alternative.html, "Who Gets to Control Newark's Schools? The first time Ras Baraka was mentioned in The Newark Star-Ledger was on Dec. 2, 1988, a small blurb on page 42, announcing he would be reading his own poetry at Kimako’s Blues People, a community art space founded by his parents to showcase Newark artists. There is a 24-hour law-enforcement presence and various entrances into the mirrored structure so that those on the outside cannot see in. I watched my father being beaten by officers as my siblings and I … Virgo Sun, Aries Moon. So it’s more of a holistic approach that we take for victim-survivors. It’s mental, financial, emotional and terroristic in nature. [23] In February 2014 he received the endorsement of former New Jersey governor Richard Codey and Jersey City mayor Steven Fulop. [65] While Anderson's resignation made the situation less politically volatile, Baraka opposes the creation of more charter schools, and believes they come at the expense of public schools. [78], The Newark Watershed comprises 35,000 acres of reservoirs and water treatment and supply systems for more than 500,000 customers in northern New Jersey including Newark and neighboring Belleville, Elizabeth, Bloomfield and Nutley. On a balmy summer night in 2003, 31-year-old Shani Baraka and her partner, Rayshon Holmes, 30, went to Baraka’s older sister’s house to retrieve some of her belongings. Ras Baraka on reforms to bring communities and police closer together. [24] In March he was endorsed by 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East. Here was a building named after his younger sister Shani Baraka, who was fatally shot by her older sister's estranged and abusive husband. Research indicates that at least 40 percent of women killed in intimate-partner homicides in the nation are black; it is the leading cause of death for black women between the ages of 15 and 45. In November 2005, Baraka was voted to complete the term vacated by the deceased Councilmember-at-Large Donald Kofi Tucker. [66], In October 2013 Baraka introduced his program to deal with crime and gang violence in the city, the Ras Baraka Blueprint to Reduce Crime and Violence in Newark[67] It includes "Project Chill", which incorporates elements similar to Boston's Operation Ceasefire and other engagement with gang members and intervention programs. “When I came through the doors of the center, I had been dealing with trauma from my childhood and some of the abuse that I had experienced,” the 44-year-old Newark native says. Then she came over to the social services side and really began to open up. ", Newark Mayor Weds, Social Media Fills with Congratulations, Shopping and parties? [93], In November 2017, Baraka and his campaign treasurer were issued a 28-count complaint by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, alleging they violated campaign finance rules in the 2014 mayoral election, mainly for failure to fully disclose the source of $396,000[94] in campaign donations in the expensive and tightly-contested campaign.[95]. A New Jersey State Comptroller report issued in February 2014 revealed irregularities and corruption within the Newark Watershed and Development Corporation, which is the process of being dismantled after being taken over by the city. He won reelection in the 2018 mayoral race. And you need to remove yourself. Dominique di Prima is the daughter of Amiri Baraka and Diane di Prima. The young entrepreneur and business owner is drop-dead gorgeous, stylish and always well turned out. “She represented a lot to me and our neighborhood.”. On a balmy summer night in 2003, 31-year-old Shani Baraka and her partner, Rayshon Holmes, 30, went to Baraka’s older sister’s house to retrieve some of her belongings. [8], Baraka dedicated his collection of poems Black Girls Learn Love Hard to the life of his late sister, Shani Baraka,[1][9] who had been fatally shot in 2003. She is the host and producer of the daily early morning talk radio show “The Front Page” with Dominique DiPrima on the Stevie Wonder owned KJLH 102.3-FM. He sees the center as an accomplishment of that as well as a semblance of closure. Ras Baraka eulogized his father with unsentimental remarks that looked toward the future. DiPrima is the daughter of famed late poet Amiri Baraka and the sister of Newark mayor Ras Baraka. [32], The mayor of Newark, New Jersey, has released details on a tentative agreement he's reached with Uber to operate in the state's largest city. When you are the namesake of one of America’s most prominent 20th century African-American writers and activists and your brother is the Mayor of the largest City in the State of New Jersey, your heritage speaks of legacy and your destiny is one of service. My sister? A few years after Shani Baraka’s death, Ras Baraka dedicated a book of poetry, Black Girls Learn Love Hard (Moore Black Press), to her. Siblings Helping Feed Hundreds On Thanksgiving To Honor Mother Who Died From COVID-19Two North Jersey siblings and ... Newark Under 10-Day Stay-At-Home AdvisoryNewark Mayor Ras Baraka … Policing in America Ras Baraka on reforms to bring communities and police closer together. Ras Baraka is the son of renowned poets Amina and Amiri Baraka and the loving father of three daughters. CH: Your name sounds a little like our former president’s. He was previously a member of the Municipal Council of Newark and the principal of the city's Central High School[3] until he took an indefinite leave of absence to run for the 2014 Newark mayoral election, which he won on May 13, 2014. In 2014, after Newark Mayor Ras Baraka won his bid for mayor, his brother and chief of staff, Amiri “Middy” Baraka, Jr. said, “I’ve got my brother’s back.” It let’s women know they are not alone and have nothing to be ashamed of. “And [learn] how to effectively get out of the situation. Mouthy Black Girl. The state will hire a private firm to oversee the city's financial management and compliance. According to a 2013 report (pdf) from the New Jersey Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board, there are some unique factors that prevent black women from seeking help. I watched my father being beaten by officers as my siblings and I sat in the back seat of a car. A New Jersey jury found Coleman (also known as Ibn El-Amin Pasha) guilty of murdering Shani Baraka and Rayshon Holmes, and he was sentenced to 168 years in prison for the 2003 shooting. A published author, his latest work Black Girls Learn Love Hard is dedicated to the life of his late sister, Shani Baraka. Amiri Baraka, Jr., a longstanding political strategist in New Jersey and the current Chief of Staff to Mayor Ras J. Baraka, is … [83] The United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey is investigating the matter. The very first person you hear on The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill isn’t Lauryn Hill. He shot and killed Baraka and Holmes, spinning a community into an all-too-familiar grief. Campaign financing irregularities accusation, Nix, Naomi (May 20, 2014). [14] The election was documented on the Sundance reality television series Brick City, which stars Booker, Baraka and other Newark political and residential figures. “That’s when you need as much help as you can get.”. She was an assistant coach of the girls’ basketball team at Malcolm X. Shabazz High School (alma mater of current WNBA player Matee Ajavon); a state champion herself; a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; and out, loud and proud in Newark’s LGBTQ community. She was also the youngest daughter of poets Amina and the late Amiri Baraka. Excellent article. Girls; Live, Love, Laugh Inc. in conjunction with Mayor Ras J. Baraka City of Newark, Newark GALS and My Sister's Keeper presents our 1st Annual Inaugural Girls Matter Walk. “The center really symbolizes not just something for our family but also for women in the neighborhood, especially women of color.”. MY EARLIEST ENCOUNTER with the police happened at the age of ten. “It was a community problem,” he acknowledges. Ras Baraka is the son of renowned poets Amina and Amiri Baraka and the loving father of three daughters. “Once she came into the center, we allowed her to speak with one of the officers and to ascertain a statement. Jul 6th 2020. by Ras Baraka. Abuse is not only physical. But there are also cultural barriers, like not seeing themselves reflected in existing services, racial loyalty, fear of being judged, religion and—my words—always placing themselves last. Since opening its doors in May, the Shani Baraka Women’s Resource Center has served over 1,000 women. References This page was last edited on 28 October 2020, at 12:24 (UTC). "Christie, Baraka, DiVincenzo discuss Newark's future. Mayor Luis A. Quintana, who was elected to be an at-large councilman, ran as an independent. “This young lady is going to have to come back repeatedly. Ras Baraka on reforms to bring communities and police closer together. Often shrouded in secrecy and shame, domestic violence is a hidden public health crisis, especially for black women. [76] In May 2014, Baraka introduced a resolution adopted by the municipal council that would affect an estimated one thousand Newark homeowners threatened with foreclosure, giving the city legal authority to purchase home with underwater mortgages through eminent domain and refinancing them. Mayor's friend accused of violating probation. [64] Anderson resigned in June 2015. Mr. Baraka said his sister … Mayor Baraka’s commitment to Newark is an example to mayors across the country. At that time about 9,000 Newark residents were "underwater", where payment balances are higher than the fair market value of the property. Baraka was featured on singer Lauryn Hill's 1998 The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, as the narrator of several interludes on the album. He was born LeRoi Jones but changed his name in the late 60s. [97][98] In 2019, Jumah was accused of assaulting Baraka's teenage daughter in a domestic dispute at the mayor's home[99] . He's appeared on Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam on HBO. The plan has met with stiff resistance from large segments of Newark's population, with critics saying there's no evidence it will increase student performance. Ms. Baraka's brother, Ras, a Newark deputy mayor, said his sister and Ms. Holmes had gone to the house on Monday to retrieve clothing his sister kept there. [3] He received his B.A. [25][26], On May 13, 2014, Baraka was elected mayor of Newark. In 2014, after Newark Mayor Ras Baraka won his bid for mayor, his brother and chief of staff, Amiri “Middy” Baraka, Jr. said, “I’ve got my brother’s back.” Editor Email Phone Mark Bonamo It’s unique in that it is split into two wings, with social services on one side and a fully functioning police station on the other. The San Francisco-based company also will provide $1.5 million in liability coverage for all drivers in its network. [31] During his tenure as mayor he has earned praise for improving Newark’s economic prospects. The current mayor, Ras J. Baraka, is the son of poet, educator and activist Amiri and Amina Baraka. Shani Baraka was a lifelong Newark resident who taught science and language arts at Vailsburg Middle School. When she sought help, it came full circle for her. Prior to his political career, Baraka worked as an English and history teacher for Newark Public Schools. 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On the social services side, there are offices and resources from a plethora of partner organizations—including the Association of Black Psychologists, Planned Parenthood, the Summer Youth Employment program and RZ the Flags—as well as full-time staff from rape and sexual assault and HIV-education organizations. The deal calls for Uber to pay Newark $1 million a year for 10 years for permission to operate at Newark Liberty International Airport, which serves the New York City region and is one of the busiest airports in the nation. He was editor of In the tradition: an anthology of young Black writers (1992). People look at them and say, ‘Oh, how could you or why would you?’ So I think that may be part of the reason why I stayed silent for so long, because I certainly didn’t want to disappoint people.”. “It was the first time that I had ever talked to someone about what I was experiencing.”, Livingston says that she knew Shani as a kid, and joined the high school basketball team because of her: “It was the first and only time I was ever on a team, but she changed my life and how I felt about myself.”. [45] “Shani was my sister, my baby sister, but she really was like my big sister in the community,” Ras Baraka says. Eventually, and with encouragement from staff at the center, she was able to call together about 50 members of her inner circle and publicly tell her story. “[Shani] was victimized because of domestic violence,” Ras Baraka says. Ras Baraka is a politician and activist from Newark, New Jersey.He currently serves on Newark's city council representing the South Ward and is also principal of the city's Central High School.Baraka defeated then-councilman Oscar James II in a highly contested 2010 election, on a platform critical of Mayor Cory Booker.The election was documented on the Sundance reality … My parents had pulled over to have an argument. [62], A discrimination complaint filed on behalf of Newark parents and the Newark branch of New Jersey's Parents Unified for Local School Education (PULSE) claims that 86 percent of the students affected by "One Newark" changes are African American, while African-American students make up 51 percent of the entire district. [89] The state will reduce budgets for the city clerk and expenses for council members as part of the agreement. Is Brick City too rough for media liberals? The Blacker the Content the Sweeter the Truth, the New Jersey Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board. Baraka appointed his brother, Amiri "Middy" Baraka, Jr. as his chief of staff. Teams of consultants have suggested numerous management reforms from the top down, but according to Ras Baraka, echoing concerns of many residents, they have ignored the community and the needs of children and wishes of families in the neighborhoods. [15], Baraka ran his first campaign for mayor when he was 24 years old, in 1994. Jul 6th 2020. by Ras Baraka. Amiri Baraka was an African-American writer, essayist, playwright and music critic, known for his abstruse writing style which has often been difficult for the readers to comprehend. A published author, his latest work Black Girls Learn Love Hard is dedicated to the life of his late sister, Shani Baraka. 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