Chris Hedges with Chairman Hamm – Rebellion in Ferguson: A Rising Heat in the Suburbs

August 27, 2014

  From Truthdig NEWARK, N.J.—The public reaction to the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., exposes the shifting dynamic of rebellion and repression in the United States. Spontaneous uprisings against the lethal force routinely …Read the Rest

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FUNERAL FOR VICE CHAIR MARY WEAVER! TUESDAY, AUG 19th

FUNERAL FOR VICE CHAIR MARY WEAVER! TUESDAY, AUG 19th
August 17, 2014

On Tuesday, August 19th, the funeral for the incredible and most beloved Mary Weaver, the organization’s secretary general and vice chair …Read the Rest

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WEDNESDAY! MARCH FOR MICHAEL BROWN AND ABDUL KAMAL – March to Honor and Remember Mary Weaver

WEDNESDAY! MARCH FOR MICHAEL BROWN AND ABDUL KAMAL – March to Honor and Remember Mary Weaver
August 17, 2014

On Wednesday, August 20th, the People’s Organization for Progress and the family of Abdul Kamal will host a march against police …Read the Rest

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COMMEMORATING THE 183rd ANNIVERSARY OF THE NAT TURNER REBELLION

COMMEMORATING THE 183rd ANNIVERSARY OF THE  NAT TURNER REBELLION
August 15, 2014

Thursday, August 21, 2014 5:30 P.M. NAT TURNER PARK Muhammad Ali Avenue (Between Irvine Turner Boulevard & Bergen Street) Newark, …Read the Rest

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SATURDAY! MARCH FOR ERIC GARNER! AUGUST 23rd

SATURDAY! MARCH FOR ERIC GARNER! AUGUST 23rd
August 14, 2014

On Saturday, August 23rd, the People’s Organization will also participate in a mass march across the Verrazano Bridge to protest Eric …Read the Rest

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POP Vice Chairwoman Mary Weaver Passed Away

POP Vice Chairwoman Mary Weaver Passed Away
August 1, 2014

Our beloved friend, mother and activist; Vice Chairwoman of the Peoples Organization for Progress Mary Weaver has passed. We give …Read the Rest

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COMMEMORATION OF THE 1967 NEWARK REBELLION: FROM SLAVE RESISTANCE TO URBAN UPRISING

COMMEMORATION OF THE 1967 NEWARK REBELLION:  FROM SLAVE RESISTANCE TO URBAN UPRISING
July 11, 2014

Saturday, July 12, 2014 1:00 P.M. Come to the Rebellion Monument at the   Intersection of Springfield Avenue, 15th Avenue, …Read the Rest

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Moral Courage in Time of War: On June 25th the European Court of Justice is scheduled to hear Andre Shepherd’s application for political asylum.

Moral Courage in Time of War:  On June 25th the European Court of Justice is scheduled to hear Andre Shepherd’s application for political asylum.
June 26, 2014

By Matthew B. Johnson, Peoples Organization for Progress I feel compelled to write about Andre Shepherd and share my thoughts …Read the Rest

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“The New-Ark,” will be shown tonight, Tuesday, April 22, 6:00pm at the Paul Robeson Campus Center of the Rutgers University Newark Campus

“The New-Ark,” will be shown tonight, Tuesday, April 22, 6:00pm at the Paul Robeson Campus Center of the Rutgers University Newark Campus
April 22, 2014

A long lost film on legendary poet and activist Amiri Baraka entitled, “The New-Ark,” will be shown tonight, Tuesday, April …Read the Rest

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POP MLK Vigil Tomorrow – April 4th – 5:00 PM, Corner of Broad and Market Streets Newark NJ!

POP MLK Vigil Tomorrow – April 4th – 5:00 PM, Corner of Broad and Market Streets Newark NJ!
April 3, 2014

The People’s Organization For Progress (POP) will have a vigil for economic justice to commemorate the assassination of Dr Martin …Read the Rest

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April 2nd, Cornel West P.O.P. Special Guest!

April 2nd, Cornel West P.O.P. Special Guest!
March 30, 2014

When: Wednesday, April 2nd Time: 6:30 PM Where: Bethany Baptist Church, 275 West Market Street, Newark On Wednesday, April 2nd, …Read the Rest

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