Archive for Tag: Shavonda Sumter

N.J. Black Heritage Trail bill goes to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed a bipartisan bill creating a Black Heritage Trail in New Jersey. The bill, which directs the New Jersey Historical Commission to identify Black heritage sites throughout the state, now goes to the governor’s desk for his signature. Sponsors of the...

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McClellan, Sumter & Reynolds-Jackson bill creating a New Jersey Black Heritage Trail passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Antwan McClellan, Legislative District 1’s first African American legislator in the General Assembly, and Assemblywomen Shavonda Sumter and Verlina Reynolds-Jackson are one step closer to establishing a New Jersey Black Heritage Trail. Their bill was unanimously passed by the full Assembly and a Senate committee...

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