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P.O.P.’s “Dr. Martin L. King Jr. March and Rally, 2017″

P.O.P.’s   “Dr. Martin L. King Jr. March and Rally, 2017″
January 14, 2017

Published by Sandra Hayward Civil and human rights activist Lawrence Hamm, Chairman of the People’s Organization For Progress, will be …Read the Rest

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People’s Organization for Progress, “March for Reparations, 2017″

People’s Organization for Progress, “March for Reparations, 2017″
June 1, 2016

Published by Sandra Hayward #popreparationsnow The People’s Organization For Progress (POP) is calling a MARCH FOR REPARATIONS: A march to …Read the Rest

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Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Directory of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Guest Speaker at POP Meeting Tonight!

Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Directory of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Guest Speaker at POP Meeting Tonight!
May 7, 2015

Flyer for Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad May 7, 2015 WE MUST PRESERVE BLACK HISTORY AND CULTURE. I invite you to …Read the Rest

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

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 …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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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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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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