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Individuals who live true greatness and achieve extraordinary results through unwavering dedication to their passion. #jerseygreats

SHAKUR STEVENSON: Newark’s boxing prodigy

Shakur Stevenson reveals his deep seated motivation and drive to succeed on behalf of his family and underdog community. Being a two-time Youth World Boxing Champion and Newark-native who has been boxing since the age of five, Shakur shares his personal thoughts on how to succeed.


In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and Black History Month, 6th grade students in Newark, New Jersey echo words from MLK's "Drum Major Instinct" speech, inspired by his timeless reflection on "true" greatness.


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