“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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Tuesday April 6th: EMERGENCY RALLY IN DEFENSE OF SOCIAL SECURITY, MEDICARE, MEDICAID AND VETERAN’S BENEFITS!

Tuesday April 6th: EMERGENCY RALLY  IN DEFENSE OF SOCIAL SECURITY,  MEDICARE, MEDICAID AND VETERAN’S BENEFITS!
April 14, 2013

Download flyer here! THE PEOPLES ORGANIZATION FOR PROGRESS PO BOX 22505 NEWARK, NJ 07101 973 801 0001 www.njpop.org April 13, …Read the Rest

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POP in the news: Civil rights movement’s forgotten heroine remembered in Newark

April 1, 2013

Everyone knows Rosa Parks — we hope. She was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus …Read the Rest

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April 4th Martin Luther King, Jr. Rally for Jobs, Economic Justice and Peace

April 4th Martin Luther King, Jr. Rally for Jobs, Economic Justice and Peace
April 1, 2013

The People’s Organization For Progress will Commemorate the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King with a rally and march for …Read the Rest

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March 28th: Come Hear From Claudette Colvin, Unsung Heroine of Montgomery Bus Boycott

March 28th: Come Hear From Claudette Colvin, Unsung Heroine of Montgomery Bus Boycott
March 14, 2013

Claudette Colvin, Unsung Heroine of Montgomery Bus Boycott,  Who Faced Arrest and a Police Beating Before Rosa Parks’ Action special …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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POP in the news: Celebrating Rosa Parks’ 100th birthday with a call for action!

POP in the news: Celebrating Rosa Parks’ 100th birthday with a call for action!
February 26, 2013

IRVINGTON — Rosa Parks is a part of Greg Brown’s weekly routine. Three times every week, Brown glimpses a bronze …Read the Rest

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POP Leader Receives NJEA Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Award

POP Leader Receives NJEA Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Award
February 26, 2013

Lawrence Hamm, State Chairman of the People’s Organization for Progress, was the recipient of the 2013 NJEA Dr. Martim Luther …Read the Rest

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ARE THE GOVERNOR AND NJ DOC PREPARED TO LET A PRISONER ON HUNGER STRIKE DIE RATHER THAN INVESTIGATE CLAIMS OF WRONGDOING?

ARE THE GOVERNOR AND NJ DOC PREPARED TO LET A PRISONER ON HUNGER STRIKE DIE RATHER THAN INVESTIGATE CLAIMS OF WRONGDOING?
February 7, 2013

The People’s Organization for Progress is a Newark-based grass roots organization dedicating to seeking social and economic justice, in the …Read the Rest

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