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[ Fine Arts ]Pictured: Layqa Nuna Yawar in an art studio

Layqa Nuna Yawar

Layqa Nuna Yawar is a public artist and multidisciplinary storyteller based in the unceded lands of the Lenni-Lenape: current day Newark,…

[ Fine Arts ]Pictured: Joseph O'Neal

Joseph O’Neal

Joseph O’Neal paints non-objective imagery in conjunction with words, names, and dates to prompt an ambiguous field of opportunities. He is…

[ Journalism ]Pictured: Juan Arredondo

Juan Arredondo

Juan Arredondo is a Colombian American documentary photographer who has chronicled human rights and conflict in Colombia, Venezuela, and Central…

[ Journalism ]Pictured: Larry Durst

Larry Durst

Larry Durst is a PhD candidate in American Studies at Rutgers University-Newark. His research interests include critical and cultural theory;…

[ Journalism ]Pictured: Azad Essa

Azad Essa

Azad Essa is a senior reporter for Middle East Eye based in NYC focusing on the intersection of race, Islamophobia and foreign…

[ Journalism ]Pictured: Carla Murphy

Carla Murphy

Carla Murphy is a journalist with a focus on designing the future of journalism. She was an editor of Lewis…

[ Music ]Pictured: Stefon Harris

Stefon Harris

Musician…Educator…Developer…Thought Leader Stefon Harris’ passionate artistry and astonishing virtuosity have propelled him to the forefront of the jazz scene. In…

[ Music ]Pictured: Wayne Winborne

Wayne Winborne

Wayne Winborne is executive director of the Institute of Jazz Studies (IJS) at Rutgers University-Newark, the largest and most comprehensive…

[ Journalism ]Carla Baranauckus

Carla Baranauckus

Carla Baranauckus is a journalist with experience at The New York Times, HuffPost, NorthJersey.com, NextAvenue.org, TheStreet.com, 24/7 Wall St., AOL,…

[ Fine Arts ]Shoshanna Weinberger

Shoshanna Weinberger

Shoshanna Weinberger Bio:Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Weinberger received her MFA from Yale University School of Art, 2003 and BFA from…

[ Journalism ]photo of Gaiutra Bahadur

Gaiutra Bahadur

Gaiutra Bahadur is the author of the narrative history Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture, shortlisted in 2014 for the Orwell…

[ Journalism ]Robin Wilson-Glover

Robin Wilson-Glover

Robin Wilson-Glover has been involved in local news coverage for nearly 40 years. She has been a political reporter, an…