TAPinto Newark reports: 

NEWARK, NJ – Two weeks after the governor’s office released a statement announcing a new secure youth residential center in North Jersey, Governor Phil Murphy stood before a crowd of Black, Christian faith leaders and members at the African Methodist Episcopal Church New Jersey Annual Conference asking for support, ensuring that his vision for a progressive state includes social-justice oriented criminal justice reform to change predatory laws and systems that disproportionately keep black people behind bars.