Category: Race

Wildwood will continue playing Kate Smith on the Boardwalk

WILDWOOD, N.J. – One of New Jersey’s legendary beach resorts will continue to play Kate Smith’s legendary rendition of ‘God Bless America’ every morning on the Boardwalk. On Monday, Wildwood Mayor Ernie Troiano told 1210 WPHT’s Dom Giordano that his Read More

Op-Ed: “This is Kate Smith. Miss Smith is America.’’

By Dan Cirucci Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — One of my earliest recollections is the sound of Kate Smith’s voice. Her late afternoon TV program, The Kate Smith Hour, was a daily ritual in our house while Read More

Yankees, Flyers can Kate Smith over 80-year-old racist songs

NEW YORK, NY — Two regional professional sports teams have severed ties with the legacy of the late legendary American vocalist Kate Smith. The rediscovery of songs including “Pickaninny Heaven” in which Smith sang of “colored children” and “great big Read More

WATCH: Rooney dishes on this week’s Trump, Smollett developments

TRENTON, N.J. — The Mueller Report and Jussie Smollett’s surprise escape from 16 charges have dominated this week’s national news cycle. Save Jersey‘s Matt Rooney joined Chasing News host Bill Spadea and co-panelist Afia Yunus on Wednesday to discuss the Read More

Smollett indicted on 16 felony counts; Cory Booker is (still) silent.

By Matt Rooney _ Cory Booker (D-Twitter) couldn’t wait to defend Jussie Smollett when the now-disgraced ‘Empire’ actor claimed to have been attacked by Trump supporters. Booker called it a “modern day lynching.” In reality? True or not, it was Read More

Spadea, Rooney dig into the Nissin-Osaka cartoon controversy on ‘Chasing News’

By The Staff _ Save Jersey Founder and Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney was back on Chasing News with Bill Spadea on Wednesday night, Save Jerseyans, this time debating topics including the decision of Japanese noodle company Nissin to lighten the skin Read More