Tag: Amiri Baraka

“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

Friday, Jan 17:March in Honor of our departed Great Freedom Fighter Amiri Baraka

Friday, Jan 17:March in Honor of our departed Great  Freedom Fighter Amiri Baraka
January 17, 2014

Dear P.O.P. Members & Friends: March with us. When: Friday, January 17th Time: 5 P.M. Where: The corner of Broad …Read the Rest

Chairman Hamm on Democracy Now Remembering the Legacy of Amiri Baraka

Chairman Hamm on Democracy Now Remembering the Legacy of Amiri Baraka
January 12, 2014

Four of Baraka’s longtime comrades and friends: Sonia Sanchez, a renowned writer, poet, playwright and activist; Felipe Luciano, a poet, …Read the Rest

P.O.P. Chairman Lawrence Hamm on Revolutionary Legend Amiri Baraka!

P.O.P. Chairman Lawrence Hamm on Revolutionary Legend Amiri Baraka!
January 12, 2014

On Thursday, January 9th, the People’s Organization for Progress was shaken beyond words when it was learned that the incredible …Read the Rest

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

Letter in support of Newark street named for the People’s Poet Amiri Baraka

Letter in support of Newark street named for the People’s Poet Amiri Baraka
November 22, 2012

People’s Organization for Progress P. O. Box 22505 Newark, NJ 07101-2505 Phone: 973-801-0001 www.njpop.org   “Celebrating 29 + Years 1983 …Read the Rest

Newark March For Peace, Equality, Jobs & Justice

Newark March For Peace, Equality, Jobs & Justice
August 27, 2007

Lawrence Hamm said that the event was “part of an ongoing organizing effort to increase African American and Latino participation in the peace movement and to link the struggle to end the war to the struggle for racial, social, and economic justice here at home.” An impressive turnout – and a very diverse crowd – would indicate the organizers have achieved a measure of success.