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Councilman Anthony Davis of Paterson, NJ is committed to abolishing the "N" word from our vocabulary.
Read: Paterson votes to abolish the "N" word.
We have to educate and re-educate people about this and other negative words. Any Black person lynched was probably called the N-word first.
Every time you say it, you release negative energy of hate.
Anthony Eboney Davis was first elected to serve as a County Committee in June 1998 and he was elected Commissioner to Paterson School Board in April 2000.
Councilman Davis took his oath of office in November 2002 and was reelected in May 2004 as Councilman of the First Ward for Paterson, New Jersey. Davis is a God-fearing, honest and warm young man who is concerned and committed to improving all human condition.
With strong West Indian and Geechie roots, Councilman Davis grew up in Paterson, New Jersey. He was educated in the Paterson Public School system from Elementary through High School. Davis is a proud graduate of Cheyney University the oldest Historically Black University in the country. In addition, he also holds certifications from Temple and Rutgers Universities and the Family Preservation Institution.
Professionally, Councilman Davis has specialized in group and individual counseling for more than 25 years. He presently serves as Assistant Director of the Urban Education College Bound/Gear UP Program at Passaic County Community College.
Ever supportive of academic advancement and achievement, Councilman Davis has helped more than 200 students enter college; 60 chose his alma mater. He is a proud member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. and has received numerous awards and accolades for his community service. Of note are citations from various entities: United States Congress, New Jersey State Senate and General Assembly, and Pennsylvania State Senate, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Caribbean Empowerment of New Jersey, the NAACP, the Rotary Club and Toastmasters International. Councilman Davis is married to the former Deanna Morris. Mighty in his convictions, Councilman Davis believes in Children. He also feels "Children do not question the wrong doing of adults, they suffer from them."
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