Amiri Baraka Funeral Information

Amiri Baraka Funeral Information
January 12, 2014

The funeral for our Imamu Amiri Baraka is as follows: The wake will be held on Friday, January 17th at …Read the Rest

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Emergency Rally to Restore Unemployment Benefits! Councilman Ras Baraka Speaks

Emergency Rally to Restore Unemployment Benefits! Councilman Ras Baraka Speaks
January 9, 2014

On Thursday, January 9th, the People’s Organization for Progress will host an emergency rally to restore unemployment benefits! 12 Noon One …Read the Rest

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Star-Ledger: Newark girl killed on Christmas ‘touched a nation,’ funeral mourners say

Star-Ledger: Newark girl killed on Christmas ‘touched a nation,’ funeral mourners say
January 3, 2014

ELIZABETH — The family of 13-year-old Zainee Hailey gathered around her small white casket outside of New Zion Baptist Church …Read the Rest

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This Thursday Dec 19: Civil Rights Pioneer Rev. M. William Howard, Jr. Honored.

This Thursday Dec 19: Civil Rights Pioneer Rev. M. William Howard, Jr. Honored.
December 18, 2013

On Thursday, December 19th, the People’s Organization for Progress will present special honors to Civil Rights pioneer Rev. M.William Howard Jr., …Read the Rest

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TODAY: PEOPLE’S ORGANIZATION FOR PROGRESS MARCHES INTO HOLIDAYS! PROTEST FOOD STAMPS CUTS!

TODAY: PEOPLE’S ORGANIZATION FOR PROGRESS MARCHES INTO HOLIDAYS! PROTEST FOOD STAMPS CUTS!
December 18, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE! Today: Wednesday, December 18th, the People’s Organization for Progress will rally to ‘Protest Food Stamps Cuts’! The …Read the Rest

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2013 KWANZAA CELEBRATION!

2013 KWANZAA CELEBRATION!
December 18, 2013

On Thursday, December 26th, or Umoja, the first day of Kwanzaa, the People’s Organization for Progress will host its annual Kwanzaa …Read the Rest

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POP Membership Drive: Join us. Together we can make a difference.

POP Membership Drive: Join us. Together we can make a difference.
December 17, 2013

The People’s Organization for Progress is currently hosting a membership drive in an effort to recruit 1000 new members to …Read the Rest

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POP in the Montclair Times: Montclair mourns for Nelson Mandela

POP in the Montclair Times: Montclair mourns for Nelson Mandela
December 13, 2013

To many people, Nelson Mandela represented the most noble of human characteristics: courage, compassion, forgiveness. And this is why Mandela’s …Read the Rest

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Star-Ledger: Newark marchers honor Mandela’s legacy and urge others to take up struggle

Star-Ledger: Newark marchers honor Mandela’s legacy and urge others to take up struggle
December 8, 2013

NEWARK — Local activists took Nelson Mandela’s legacy to the streets of downtown Newark today, calling on holiday shoppers to …Read the Rest

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Arrest of Roselle councilman’s stepson was mistake that led to police brutality, family says

Arrest of Roselle councilman’s stepson was mistake that led to police brutality, family says
October 24, 2013

ELIZABETH — The arrest of a Roselle councilman’s stepson began as a police dispatcher’s mistake and ended in police brutality, supporters …Read the Rest

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