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About digenion

Historical interests include Rutherford/Bergen County

Documentary Revolution ‘ 67

Introduction History is alive through the stories of others. We are all part of history. The documentary, Revolution ‘ 67, discussed the story of the Newark riots. Many individuals were featured in this video. This documentary included interviews from Tom … Continue reading

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The Occupation of Newark by Tom Hayden: An Outsider’s Outlook

Diaries give a perspective into the mind of the person who is writing the entry like I am doing with this blog. They always interested me because they are personal and give a perspective of  events which are happening in … Continue reading

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Newark: A History of Race, Rights, and Riots in America

The book, Newark: A History of Race, Rights, and Riots in America by Kevin Mumford gives the reader a glispe of how the riot started from its very beginnings. The riots‘ roots, according to Mumford, originated in the 19th and … Continue reading

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The Balancing Act of 2008

You thought every Democrat in every category won in 2008…everywhere? Think again! And did you think there wouldn’t be an election confusion in a New Jersey election…even an election in a small town like Rutherford? Election confusion in New Jersey? Yes! It doesn’t just happen … Continue reading

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Politics of Rutherford/Bergen County:2000-2009

The politics of Rutherford has had a shift in power from the beginning of the 2000s to the end of the 2000s. In the early 2000s, Bernadette McPherson was mayor of Rutherford from 2000-2007 after serving on council for one … Continue reading

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Nat

Hello. My name is Nat. I have been part of the History Honor Society since 2009.I am a second generation Italian and Tartar-Russian American who knows three languages: Spanish, Russian, and French. My interest in history started out at the … Continue reading

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