New Jersey Mayor Reads Poetry During Press Briefings to Uplift Residents During Coronavirus

New Jersey Mayor Reads Poetry During Press Briefings to Uplift Residents During Coronavirus

There is no time for despair / no place for self-pity / no need for silence / no room for fear …” Toni Morrison’s words ring powerful in Ras Baraka’s baritone voice, and silence follows. It’s not the crowded auditorium the Newark, New Jersey mayor has grown accustomed to. 

Read Article