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Roots, Rock, Run 5K In Newark Results And Pics

Roots, Rock, Run 5K in Newark Results and Pics

“Let’s get together and feel alright” is the slogan for GrassROOTS Community Foundation’s 1st Roots, Rock, Run 5K in Newark, New Jersey, on October 1, 2016. Despite the inclement weather, the race had over 150 runners and walkers at Weequahic Park in the city’s South Ward.   The energy of the largely Black audience was electric.  Community members gathered to get their numbers, dance, and move outside. We started with an energetic warm up Zumba session with Lisa Charles of…

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2016 Roots, Rock, Run 5k

2016 Roots, Rock, Run 5k

Roots, Rock, Run 5k is a GrassROOTS Community Foundation community engagement activity. On June 4th, GrassROOTS in collaboration with our Chairman of the Board Tarik “Black Thought” Trotter of the The Roots and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon will lead a community 5k walk/run.
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Let’s Move It: Jersey 2016

Let’s Move It: Jersey 2016

GrassROOTS Community Foundation: 6th Annual Let’s Move It: Jersey Hip Hop Party. Party with a purpose. Music: Black Thought of The Roots, Hip Hop producer 9th Wonder and a team of women MCs including Rapsody and Sa-Roc and Newark’s own Rah Digga. New this year is a special surprise guest who is not only a well-known celebrity, but committed to helping young girls and women lead healthy, happy lives. Attire: Party chic. Proceeds from this year’s event goes will support…

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