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Why Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court confirmation needs to be more than affirmation of...

Paulette Brown, who recently retired as the chief diversity officer at Locke Lord LLP and is the past president of several organizations, including the Association of Black Women Lawyers of New Jersey, took in...

Is Black History Month ready to become mainstream event — that lasts longer than...

Why don’t we celebrate Black History Month year-round? Why is it only one month a year that we focus on and push for addressing systemic issues that have placed hurdle after hurdle in African...

It’s no longer Black History Month — but emphasis on impacting Black businesses remains

Kaleem Shabazz, a councilman in Atlantic City, adjunct faculty member at Stockton University and retired businessman, looks to the future and likes what he sees. That’s rarely been the case in his lifetime. “The corporate...

Khemlani: Is it time to change what mainstream news means?

So, what’s the formula to having news organizations do a better job of covering diversity issues in 2021? Hint: It’s not about hiring. But, in the aftermath of protests following George Floyd’s death last summer, newsrooms...

‘Tired of fighting for crumbs’: New diversity council takes aim at state vendor policies

New Jersey may rank highly among the most diverse states, but a diverse population doesn’t equal equity. Nowhere is that more evident than through the sentiments of minority-owned small businesses in the state. Vendor and...

Anjalee Khemlani returns to ROI-NJ — will serve as contributing writer on DEI

Hello, New Jersey. I’m back! Sort of. Starting today, you’ll once again see my byline in ROI-NJ, a media entity I helped launch four years ago. I return as a contributor. After leaving ROI two years...

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Deborah Hospital Foundation receives $4M estate gift for pediatrics

A $4 million gift from the estate of Joan Dembeck Zdanowicz was made to the Deborah Hospital Foundation and commemorated with the unveiling of...