Paterson Recognizes Amistad Day, City’s Role in Plight of Escaped Slaves

By ED RUMLEY PATERSON, NJ - The City of Paterson became the first municipality in New Jersey to proclaim February 28, recognized already as Amistad Day, an annual and official observance. The event, held at Paterson’s Huntoon-VanRensalier Monument which honors Paterson’s place in the Underground Railroad, a passageway for slaves attempting to escape from bondage,

Black History Is Our History: Paterson Firefighters Breaking Barriers Every Day In Their Community

By Lisa Rozner PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Our coverage of Black History Month continues, and we are introducing you to a group of New Jersey firefighters breaking barriers and bridging gaps not just on the front lines but every day in their community. As CBS2’s Lisa Rozner reports, without hesitation firefighters Roshawn Davis and Janice

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