Jersey City is the seat of Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2010 Census, the population of Jersey City was 242,503, making it New Jersey's second-largest city after Newark.
Jersey City is one of the most racially diverse in the world. However, relations between ethnic groups have not always amicable, as evidenced by incidents such as the infamous Dotbusters gang attacks of 1987 against residents of South Asian descent.
Jersey City also has a huge Kenyan community. It has the country's largest Egyptian Coptic population. Indians make up a large part of the Journal Square district (Little India). Pakistanis, Guyanese, Nigerians, Vietnamese, Haitians, Poles, Irishmen and Italians also make up a large percent of the population.
Downtown Jersey City is the area from the Hudson River westward to the Newark Bay Extension of the New Jersey Turnpike (Interstate 78) and the New Jersey Palisades; it is also bounded by Hoboken to the north and Liberty State Park to the south.
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WKCR 89.9 FM New York, NY Columbia University Variety
WFMU 91.1 FM East Orange, NJ Variety
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WKLV 96.7 FM Port Chester, NY Christian Contemporary
WQHT 97.1 FM New York, NY Hip Hop
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WKXW 101.5 FM Trenton, NJ News/Talk
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BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL
Charlize Locs - Category: Black Hair Salons - My goal is to pamper you and your Locs. - Jersey City, New Jersey (732) 896-5073 - (visit website)
Diamonds and Pearls Hair Salon - Category: Black Hair Salons - 269 Varick St. - Jersey City, New Jersey (201) 333-7773
Exquis Hair Care by Akilah - Category: Black Hair Salons - 283 Newark Avenue - Jersey City, New Jersey (201) 892-2464
Image is Everything Hair Spa - Category: Black Hair Salons - 283 Newark Ave. - Jersey City, New Jersey (201) 982-5765
Nubian Locs - Category: Black Hair Salons - 398 Pacific Avenue - Jersey City, New Jersey (201) 333-9747
Spalean Day & Mobile Spa LLC - Category: Spa - Spalean Day & Mobile spa is a luxury day spa but without the high price. We cater to everyone who likes to be pampered. We offer different types of spa modalities aswell as gift certificates. All baby boomers are welcome. This is the Spalean Experience. - 101 Oxford Avenue Jersey City, New Jersey (201) 360-0113 - (visit website)
AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE
Afro-American Historical Society Museum - Category: Culture - 1841 Kennedy Boulevard - Jersey City, NJ (201) 547-5262 - (visit website)
BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.
Charming Smile Dental - Category: Dental Services - Charming Smile Dental is your local family dentist jersey city, offering a full range of dental care including cosmetic procedures at very reasonable prices. We understand that for many people going to the dentist is not a pleasant experience, and for some it can actually be frightening. This is why many people put off a visit to the dentist until they have a toothache or an emergency. We have built our reputation in the community by taking wonderful care of each and every patient. We are confident in promising you a stress free, comfortable visit every time you come in.
We take the utmost care in providing top quality dental and orthodontic services. We also provide cosmetic dental procedures. We provide a complete range of dental and orthodontic services to meet all your family's dental needs. Your smile is the focal point of your face and having beautiful teeth can make all the difference in your appearance and level of confidence. 115 Christopher Columbus Drive, Suite 200 (201) 425-8600 Jersey City, New Jersey - (visit website)
DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD
Benny's Home Cooked - Category: Soul Food Restaurants - 360 Ocean, Jersey City, NJ (201) 451-1600
Clackens - Category: Soul Food Restaurants - Caribbean Soul Food. Ox tails macaroni and cheese jerk chicken red snapper all your favorites. Eat in or delivery catering - 230 Old Bergen Road - Jersey City, NJ (201) 356-9325
Food for the Soul - Category: Soul Food Restaurants - (800) 240-5237
JC Soul Food Cafe - Category: Soul Food Restaurants - 197 Monticello Ave - Jersey City, NJ (201) 985-8888
Soul Flavors Inc - Category: Soul Food Restaurants - 354 Grove Street - Jersey City, NJ (201) 217-3004
Tammy's Soul Food - Category: Soul Food Restaurants - 209 Martin Luther King Jr Drive Jersey City, NJ (201) 332-5001
CITY VIDEO CONNECTION
Here's a 3-minute look at my school, New Jersey City University. As a student, I feel that NJCU is such an emerging school, and it's unfortunate that many people don't know about this well kept secret.
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