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New Jersey Teacher Fired After Saying the N-Word and Having a Meltdown

Vincent Serpico told the students that he wouldn't get in trouble for the tirade "because nobody cares."

Vincent Serpico, a teacher who taught at Piscataway High School since 2009, heard music on a boom box in a boys' bathroom. He deemed the lyrics "offensive" and ended up going off on special education students citing the song by yelling the the N-word and profanities. He has been fired.

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N.J. Governor Orders Probe Into Hiring Process of Top Official Accused of Sexual Assault

"On April 8th, 2017, Al Alvarez raped me. On April 9th, 2017, I learned that the system is broken," Katie Brennan said in a statement.

N.J. Governor Phil Murphy / REUTERS

A scandal touches Trenton, as the former chief of staff of the New Jersey Schools Development Authority, Albert J. Alvarez, steps down from his $140,000-a-year job after being accused of sexual assault.

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Sheriff in New Jersey Resigns After Recordings of Racist Remarks Surface

"The comments made on that recording are appalling," said Gov. Phil Murphy.

A sheriff in Bergen County, N.J., resigned on Friday after racist comments he made about Black people, and Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, were released to the public.

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New Jersey Principal's Purchase of Washers and Dryers for His Bullied Students is an Act of Love

Akbar Cook is the epitome of what an educator should look like.

Akbar Cook is the principal of West Side High School in Newark, New Jersey and he takes his job and responsibilities as an educator and administrator seriously.

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Employee Fired for Telling Black Girls 'They're Not Welcome' in Jersey Shore Gift Shop: Video

Attiyya Barrett, the group's leader, said there were "white girls unattended and playing with items, and they were not asked to leave."

An employee at the Jenkinson's Aquarium gift shop on the Jersey Shore, who told a group of young Black girls to leave, is now out of a job.

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Racist DJs Off The Air For 'Turban' Comment

Judi Franco and Dennis Malloy under fire for slur against New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal.

WKXW-FM hosts Dennis Malloy and Judi Franco have been suspended for 10 days on Thursday for calling the nation's first Sikh attorney general "turban man." The slur was used to describe New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal while the bigoted pair was on air on Wednesday.

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Police Officer Shoots Unarmed Black Man in Front of His Two Children

Larry "Sincere" Bouie's family and BLM activists are seeking answers in yet another police shooting of an unarmed Black man.

Black Lives Matter protesters and a man's loved ones are looking for answers after an unidentified female police officer shot an unarmed Black man in the abdomen on Saturday night. The man survived the shooting and was in critical condition over the weekend.

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Black, Hispanic Minors Are More Likely to be Tried as Adults Than Whites

New research, confirmed by existing psychological data, concluded that minority children are more likely to be held to adult standards than white children.

Black and Hispanic minors in New Jersey are far more likely to be prosecuted as adults than those in other groups, according to a new analysis of court records by WNYC. Further, far more Black and Hispanic youths are given adult sentences or, in some cases, sent to adult prisons.

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A house in Camden, New Jersey, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once lived will be preserved as a historic landmark.

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NJ Transit Settles $3.65 Million Discrimination Suit

Complaints include supervisors using racial slurs, with one putting a noose around a worker's neck.

NJ Transit Train

NJ Transit recently settled a $3.65 million racial discrimination lawsuit with seven former African American employees, who cited racial insults from supervisors as the cause for legal action.

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Court Rules Being Gay Not a Disorder

Judge closes "gay conversion therapy" saying views on homosexuality are scientifically discredited, "like the notion that the Earth is flat and the sun revolves around it."

A New Jersey judge last month handed down a landmark decision that marked the first time a U.S. court found that homosexuality is not a disease or disorder.

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Cop's Racist Tirade Against Latinos Stirs Community

Video surfaces of a Passaic, N.J., sergeant, once head of the bias crimes unit, revealing he is racist.

By Sheryl Estrada

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