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Delroy Lindo helps Newark mayor feed homeless

Associated Press logo Associated Press 12/23/2016
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, center, is seen through Christmas decorations as he greets people at a Newark's Weequahic High School high school at an event to feed residents as part of a program to bring holiday cheer Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, in Newark, N.J. London-born actor Delroy Lindo joined Baraka. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) © The Associated Press Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, center, is seen through Christmas decorations as he greets people at a Newark's Weequahic High School high school at an event to feed residents as part of a program to bring holiday cheer Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, in Newark, N.J. London-born actor Delroy Lindo joined Baraka. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The mayor of New Jersey's largest city has gotten an assist from actor Delroy Lindo in his efforts to feed the homeless.

Actor Delroy Lindo, left, joined Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, third left, as they helped serve food at a Newark's Weequahic High School high school during an event to feed residents as part of a program to bring holiday cheer Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, in Newark, N.J. The London-born Lindo's lengthy film career includes roles in movies such as "Crooklyn," "Malcolm X" and the TV series "Blood and Oil" and "The Chicago Code." (AP Photo/Mel Evans) © The Associated Press Actor Delroy Lindo, left, joined Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, third left, as they helped serve food at a Newark's Weequahic High School high school during an event to feed residents as part of a program to bring holiday cheer Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, in Newark, N.J. The London-born Lindo's lengthy film career includes roles in movies such as "Crooklyn," "Malcolm X" and the TV series "Blood and Oil" and "The Chicago Code." (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Lindo joined Newark Mayor Ras Baraka at a high school on Friday to feed residents as part of a program to bring holiday cheer.

Actor Delroy Lindo, second left, joined Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, second right, as they helped serve food at a Newark's Weequahic High School high school during an event to feed residents as part of a program to bring holiday cheer Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, in Newark, N.J. The London-born Lindo's lengthy film career includes roles in movies such as "Crooklyn," "Malcolm X" and the TV series "Blood and Oil" and "The Chicago Code." (AP Photo/Mel Evans) © The Associated Press Actor Delroy Lindo, second left, joined Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, second right, as they helped serve food at a Newark's Weequahic High School high school during an event to feed residents as part of a program to bring holiday cheer Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, in Newark, N.J. The London-born Lindo's lengthy film career includes roles in movies such as "Crooklyn," "Malcolm X" and the TV series "Blood and Oil" and "The Chicago Code." (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

The event at Weequahic (wee-KWAY'-ick) High School featured sponsors from around the city and also included health screenings and entertainment.

The London-born Lindo's lengthy film career includes roles in movies such as "Crooklyn" and "Malcolm X" and the TV series "Blood and Oil" and "The Chicago Code."

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