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‘Justice for Trayvon’ rally draws hundreds to Newark Seth Augenstein/The Star-Ledger

‘Justice for Trayvon’ rally draws hundreds to Newark Seth Augenstein/The Star-Ledger
July 20, 2013

NEWARK — “Tray-von!” “Mart-in!” “Zimmerman?” “Guil-ty!” That call-and-response rang out this afternoon outside the Peter W. Rodino Jr. Federal Building …Read the Rest

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Hundreds rally in Newark for Trayvon Martin, chanting ‘no justice, no peace’ By Jessica Calefati and Dan Goldberg/The Star-Ledger

Hundreds rally in Newark for Trayvon Martin, chanting ‘no justice, no peace’ By Jessica Calefati and Dan Goldberg/The Star-Ledger
July 14, 2013

NEWARK — Their reasons were universal and personal; their cause common and intensely private.

The hundreds of people who endured 95-degree temperatures in Newark this afternoon to protest the verdict of the George Zimmerman murder trial were there because of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old Zimmerman killed last year.

But they were also there for their own communities, their own families, their own sons.

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Protesters in Newark outraged by Zimmerman verdict – News 12 New Jersey

Protesters in Newark outraged by Zimmerman verdict – News 12 New Jersey
July 14, 2013

Protesters in Newark outraged by Zimmerman verdict Click above link to view News 12 video coverage of protest NEWS 12 …Read the Rest

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Take Assata Shakur Off the Terrorist List

Take Assata Shakur Off the Terrorist List
May 12, 2013

(Statement by Lawrence Hamm, Chairman, People’s Organization For Progress at a press conference in Newark, New Jersey on May 10, …Read the Rest

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Mumia Abu Jamal calls in to address the membership of POP

Mumia Abu Jamal calls in to address the membership of POP
May 10, 2013

Peoples Organization for Progress: Mumia Abu Jamal calls in to address the membership of POP about Long Distance Revolutionary: a documentary about …Read the Rest

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Director Stephen Vittoria talks with Mumia Abu-Jamal on the “Newark Situation”

Director Stephen Vittoria talks with Mumia Abu-Jamal on the “Newark Situation”
May 10, 2013

Mumia Abu-Jamal talks with director Stephen Vittoria about the cancelling of Long Distant Revolutionary, a documentary banned in Newark by …Read the Rest

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“History had me glued to my seat…” (Claudette Colvin visits with POP)

“History had me glued to my seat…” (Claudette Colvin visits with POP)
April 20, 2013

Ms. Claudette Colvin had more than 200 assembled activists stuck to their seats as she shared the story of her 1955 arrest for …Read the Rest

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Part I Chairman Larry Hamm 2013 Black History Month Lecture

Part I Chairman Larry Hamm 2013 Black History Month Lecture
March 10, 2013

Part I   Part II   Part III (coming soon!) Civil Rights Activist, Humanitarian, & Lecturer:    Lawrence Hamm For over 30 …Read the Rest

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Part II Chairman Larry Hamm 2013 Black History Month Lecture

Part II Chairman Larry Hamm 2013 Black History Month Lecture
March 10, 2013

Part I   Part II   Part III (coming soon!) Civil Rights Activist, Humanitarian, & Lecturer:    Lawrence Hamm For over …Read the Rest

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Powerhouse to the People Social justice is a cause close to Newark activist’s heart

Powerhouse to the People Social justice is a cause close to Newark activist’s heart
November 1, 2012

By  Story by BRAD PARKS / Photos by MITSU YASUKAWA It finally came to head about 10 years ago for …Read the Rest

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