ABOUT THE 5 WARDS

The 5 Wards series, a project of HYCIDE magazine, explores the diverse landscapes and communities of Newark through photos, interviews with residents and stories about the city’s history and culture. It includes portraits of 25 Newarkers by HYCIDE Editor-in-Chief Akintola Hanif. The series was made possible with funding from Newark Celebration 350.

Editor-in-Chief

Akintola Hanif

Managing Editor

Carrie Stetler

Branding & Web Developer

Iquan Worthington

 

Photographers

Manuel Acevedo

Stefan Brown

Nema Etebar

Tamara Fleming

Colleen Gutwein

Akintola Hanif

Cesar Melgar

Fabian Palencia

Videographer

Rhys Valmonte

Copyeditors

Maria Ameen

Amy Kiger-Williams

Consultant

Stanley Terrell

Translator

Gisel Endara

Lead Writers & Reporters

Deja Jones

Atoosa Moinzadeh

Contributing Writers & Reporters 

Manuel Acevedo

Peter Asebiemo

Lenny Correa

Katie Wang

Kristine Villanueva