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Cynthia McKinney Speak to POP on Libya

Cynthia McKinney Speak to POP on Libya
July 26, 2011

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!! CYNTHIA MCKINNEY ROLLS INTO NEWARK AS A PART OF 11 CITY NAT’L TRUTH TELLING TOUR! On Thursday, July …Read the Rest

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POP MEETING AT BETHANY JULY 26 OPEN TO EVERYONE

POP MEETING AT BETHANY JULY 26 OPEN TO EVERYONE
July 26, 2011

To Leaders, Officers, Representatives, Heads, and members of other organizations are invited to attend. The purpose of the meeting is to …Read the Rest

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Irvington Council Seeks Halt on Foreclosure Evictions by the Irvington Herald

Irvington Council Seeks Halt on Foreclosure Evictions by the Irvington Herald
July 14, 2011

Seeking Halt on Foreclosure Evictions Click link above to view article on Local Talk’s website The Township Council stood up …Read the Rest

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Two groups unite for a foreclosure moratorium by East Orange Record

June 29, 2011

Two groups unite for a foreclosure moratorium Click link above for article on East Orange Record’s website By Chris Sykes, …Read the Rest

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PRESS RELEASE – P.O.P. RAISES CONTROVERSIAL REPARATIONS FLAG WITH MARCH AND TEACH-IN!

PRESS RELEASE – P.O.P. RAISES CONTROVERSIAL REPARATIONS FLAG WITH MARCH AND TEACH-IN!
May 15, 2011

P.O.P. RAISES CONTROVERSIAL REPARATIONS FLAG WITH MARCH AND TEACH-IN!

WHEN: Saturday, May 21, 2011, 12:00 PM

WHERE: Corner of Broad & Market Street(s), Newark, NJ.

At the conclusion of the March and Rally, organizers will host a showing of the moving documentary “Before They Die” at the Newark Public Library. The documentary delineates the violent destruction of what was known as ‘Black Wall Street,’ a model Black community that thrived in spite of segregation, in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1921, as told by the survivors of this horrendous event themselves.

For more information call (973) 801-0001

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PRESS RELEASE – Protest AGAINST High Gas Prices (Exxon Mobil – South Orange Avenue and Bergen Street, Newark, NJ), Saturday, April 16, 2011

PRESS RELEASE – Protest AGAINST High Gas Prices (Exxon Mobil – South Orange Avenue and Bergen Street, Newark, NJ), Saturday, April 16, 2011
April 15, 2011

The People’s Organization For Progress (POP) will protest rising gas prices Saturday, April 16, 2011, 1:00 PM at the Exxon Mobil Gas Station located at intersection of South Orange Avenue and Bergen Street in Newark, New Jersey.

This station has one of the highest prices in the Newark area. “We are protesting at this station because it is located in one of the poorest communities in New Jersey and yet it has one of the highest prices for gas,” stated POP State Chairman Lawrence Hamm.

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Visit with Earl Williams commemorating the 12th Anniversary of his son, Earl Faison’s murder by Orange, NJ Police Officers

Visit with Earl Williams commemorating the 12th Anniversary of his son, Earl Faison’s murder by Orange, NJ Police Officers
April 11, 2011

On Monday, April 11, 2011 POP visited Mr. Earl Williams to commemorate the 12th Anniversary of the murder of his son Earl Faison by officers in the Orange, NJ Police Department, to bestow upon him the People’s Organization for Progress’ Lifetime Freedom Fighter Award, and to give him both a plant and a sweatshirt. In addition to POP members, his family was also present.

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Marchers in Newark remember King and his defense of workers

Marchers in Newark remember King and his defense of workers
April 5, 2011

Hundreds marched through downtown Newark yesterday evening to commemorate the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. 43 years earlier, and to celebrate his legacy of defending workers’ rights.

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Rally in Newark marks assassination of Dr. King, Jr.

Rally in Newark marks assassination of Dr. King, Jr.
April 5, 2011

A rally was held in Newark to commemorate the 43rd anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The rally on Market and Broad streets was held by People’s Organization for Progress.

The group says that the work King did is threatened with what they call attacks on organized labor.

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Plainfield Residents March AGAINST Violence

Plainfield Residents March AGAINST Violence
April 2, 2011

A group gathered on West 3rd Street in Plainfield on Saturday and marched from Grant Avenue to Monroe Avenue in protest of the street violence that has been plaguing the city. Plainfield has already had five murders this year and is on track to eclipse its current record of 15 killings recorded in 2005.

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