FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE!

The People’s Organization for Progress (POP) has announced that it will rally “the day after” the grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri hands down its decision if Officer Darren Wilson who was responsible for Brown’s death is not criminally charged!
POP announced that it will also rally “the day after” the grand jury in New York City hands down its decision if the officers who were responsible for the videotaped chokehold killing of an unarmed Eric Garner in Staten Island are not criminally charged!
Even in some of the most egregious cases, police officers are rarely criminally indicted in police brutality cases.
In each case, if the decision to not indict comes down on a weekday, the organization will rally on the following day at the Lincoln Monument at 5pm on Springfield Avenue near W. Market Street.
If the decision to not indict comes down on Friday, the organization will rally that Saturday on Broad and Market Streets at 12 noon.
“We call on all organizations, civic groups and concerned individuals to join us as we send what should be a national message, that we will not accept this in the interests of justice,” said Lawrence Hamm, the organization’s founding chairman.
Looking Ahead!
MARCHING AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY!
 
            On Saturday, November 8th, the People’s Organization for Progress will host a rally and march for Kashad Ashford, who was killed by police officers in Bergen County just weeks ago under highly questionable circumstances.
            Participants will assemble at the Lincoln Memorial on Springfield Ave across from Essex County College at 3:30pm.
            Ashford is said to have been both unarmed and unconscious in car that crashed after a short police pursuit when he was then shot nine times!
            On Saturday, November 15th, the People’s Organization for Progress will host a march and rally for Abdul Kamal to mark the one anniversary of his killing by Irvington police officers last year on November 11th.
            Participants will assemble at the Lincoln Memorial at 2pm.
            Kamal was unarmed when Irvington police officers fired at him 15 times, ten shots striking him fatally…
For more information  CONTACT: LAWRENCE HAMM 973 801-0001

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