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Bottom Line? Cory Booker Has Got It!

Erin Schrode | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics
Erin Schrode

The power of Cory Booker entered my life and quickly spread to family, friends, classmates, teachers, you name it. Everyone seemed to have the same response upon discovering this new breed of political force... this guy is the real deal.

TV's 17 Best Issue-tainment Shows of All Time

Evan Shapiro | Posted 06.19.2012 | TV
Evan Shapiro

TV is a medium of great power, influence... and profit. One can simultaneously entertain and inspire (enspire?) -- and garner big ratings while doing it. Here is my list of TV's 17 Best Issue-tainment Shows of All Time.

Spike Lee's Big News

Posted 10.31.2011 | Entertainment

With his scene-stealing performance in both "The Hangover" films and a reality show about pigeons, Mike Tyson has found new life in the entertainment ...

Release Newark Police Director's Disciplinary Records

Deborah Jacobs | Posted 07.17.2011 | New York
Deborah Jacobs

If DeMaio's disciplinary records stay hidden, the city of Newark misses a rare opportunity to shift the tone of the Newark Police Department. Mayor Booker must embrace a transparent process if he has any hope of earning public support for his pick.

WATCH: 'Brick City' Is Back! Sneak Peek At First Episode

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: The episode is no longer available here but tune in to Sundance Channel to watch. PREVIOUSLY: 'Brick City' returns to the Sundance Channel fo...

Forest Whitaker's Sundance Channel Series About Newark Reform Efforts Premiers Today

Joe Territo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Territo

The first screening of "Brick City," chronicling reform efforts in Newark, will be held at Newark's Symphony Hall at 5pm today.

Ashton Kutcher Talks Public Service, Star Treak, and Football Pants

Vickie Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vickie Karp

Kutcher has challenged Newark's Mayor Cory A. Booker to inspire 300 of his Twitter followers to send video declarations of community service.