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Why Women’s Equality Day doesn’t feel that way to women in workplace

Women’s Equality Day? Sure, it said that on the calendar Friday — and it can be seen in numerous social media posts by companies and organizations — but does it hold true? Does it represent,...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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Crow Holdings celebrates new beginnings at Marcal Paper warehouse site in Elmwood Park

Elmwood Park Mayor Robert Colletti, local dignitaries and community stakeholders joined Crow Holdings Development to celebrate the grand opening of 25 Market St. this week. A ribbon-cutting...

Newark’s Black-owned businesses awarded $2.3M in funding

The City of Newark and Invest Newark, on Thursday evening, celebrated reactivating downtown Newark’s commercial corridors and supporting small businesses in Newark’s Arts and...