SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!! CYNTHIA MCKINNEY ROLLS INTO NEWARK AS A PART OF 11 CITY NAT’L TRUTH TELLING TOUR! On Thursday, July …Read the Rest
Seeking Halt on Foreclosure Evictions Click link above to view article on Local Talk’s website The Township Council stood up …Read the Rest
Two groups unite for a foreclosure moratorium Click link above for article on East Orange Record’s website By Chris Sykes, …Read the Rest
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
PRESS RELEASE – Protest AGAINST High Gas Prices (Exxon Mobil – South Orange Avenue and Bergen Street, Newark, NJ), Saturday, April 16, 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.
Visit with Earl Williams commemorating the 12th Anniversary of his son, Earl Faison’s murder by Orange, NJ Police Officers
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.
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.
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.