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The Rule

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Benedictine monks of Newark Abbey, in the heart of Newark, NJ, achieve a high success rate in graduating one of the most vulnerable populations--inner city African American and Latino teenage males--with a near 100% college acceptance rate.
DVD
2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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Dreams Deferred: The Sakia Gunn Film Project

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This documentary tells the story of Sakia Gunn, a 15-year old African American lesbian who was fatally stabbed in gay hate crime in Newark, New Jersey. "The Sakia Gunn Film Project depicts the hate and homophobia that caused this murder to occur and questions the lack of media coverage of the murder of a Black gay teenager... The story unfolds with the testimonies of Sakia's family and friends during the sentencing hearing of the murderer. The hearing is inter-cut with interviews of LGBT community leaders, opinions of people in the community, interviews of Sakia's best friend, Valencia, and exclusive footage of Sakia's vigil. Dreams deferred pays homage to this young Aggressive and exposes the sensitive issues not often addressed regarding gender-identity, homophobia and racism" -- h [...]
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Revolution '67

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"Focuses on the explosive urban rebellion which erupted in Newark, New Jersey, in July 1967; a tragedy caused by similar problems that sparked race riots across America... Takes viewers on a daily chronicle of events, including the calling-in of the State Police and National Guard, their occupation of the city and use of unnecessary firepower. Final toll : 26 dead" -- Container.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Street Fight

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"Follows the bare-knuckles race for Mayor of Newark, N.J. between 32 year-old Cory Booker and four-term incumbent Sharpe James, the undisputed champion of New Jersey politics. Fought in Newark's neighborhoods and housing projects, the battle pits the young challenger against an old style political machine that uses any means necessary, including harraassment and police intimidation, to crush its opponents."--Container.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Best Kept Secret [electronic resource]

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JFK High School, located in a run-down area in Newark, New Jersey, is a public school for all types of students with special education needs. Janet Mino has taught her class of young men with autism for four years. When they all graduate, they will leave the security of the public school system forever. Best Kept Secret follows Ms. Mino and her students over the year and a half before graduation. The clock is ticking to find them a place in the adult world--a job or rare placement in a recreational center--so they do not end up where their predecessors have, sitting at home, institutionalized, or on the streets.
Online
2013
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Revolution '67 [electronic resource]

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"Revolution '67 focuses on the explosive urban rebellion in Newark, New Jersey, in July 1967, to reveal the long-standing racial, economic, and political forces which generated inner city poverty and perpetuate it today. Newark residents, police, officials, and urban commentators, including writer/activist Amiri Baraka, journalist Bob Herbert, prominent historians, and '60s activist Tom Hayden, recount the vivid, day-to-day details of the uprising."--Distributor's abstract.
Online
2007
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Policing the Police

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Spurred by rampant allegations of police abuse in Newark, New Jersey, a city with an exceptionally high crime-rate, reporter Jelani Cobb goes on patrol with the Newark Police Department to gain first-hand understanding of what officers deal with on a daily basis. Officers discuss their point of view regarding police-civilian confrontations.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)