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Dr. Natoschia Scruggs Pens Star Ledger Guest Column on Significance of Juneteenth

Jun 19, 2022
JERSEY CITY, N.J. | On Sunday, June 19, NJCU, the State of New Jersey and the nation observed Juneteenth — the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. …
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Ilyasah Shabazz, Daughter of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz `71 to be Keynote Speaker January 19 at NJCU’s 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Virtual Celebration

Jan 18, 2022
JERSEY CITY, N.J. | Professor and author Ilyasah Shabazz, the daughter of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz `71, will be the keynote speaker on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 when New Jersey City…
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The Late Dr. Lee Hagan to Be Honored at 2018 'Wall of Fame Trailblazer Pioneer Induction Ceremony'

Jun 1, 2018
The late Dr. Lee Frank Hagan – an NJCU professor, community activist, and namesake of NJCU’s Lee Hagan Africana Studies Center – will be inducted into the “Wall of Fame” of Jersey City’s Mary McLeod…