Tag: Chairman Lawrence Hamm

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

Message From the Chair: Sarah Collins Rudolph, a survived the 1963 bombing of the 16th St Baptist Church Birmingham, AL POP guest speaker.

Message From the Chair: Sarah Collins Rudolph, a survived the 1963 bombing of the 16th St Baptist Church Birmingham, AL POP guest speaker.
March 26, 2014

Sarah Collins Rudolph, a survivor left partially blind by the Ku Klux Klan bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church …Read the Rest

Chairman Hamm is Home!

Chairman Hamm is Home!
March 21, 2014

Dear Friends, I have been discharged from the hospital. I am home. I thank all of you for the love, support, …Read the Rest

Chairman Hamm Recovery Status is Good! But he still needs your prayers and support.

Chairman Hamm Recovery Status is Good! But he still needs your prayers and support.
March 19, 2014

Good evening POP Members and Supporters, Chairman Hamm is still stable but yet in much need of our prayers and …Read the Rest

Chairman Larry Hamm in Hospital from Car Accident

Chairman Larry Hamm in Hospital from Car Accident
March 7, 2014

To all POP Members and Supporters, Chairman Lawrence Hamm is currently in UMDNJ hospital. He was in a car accident that resulted …Read the Rest

‘Justice for Trayvon’ rally draws hundreds to Newark Seth Augenstein/The Star-Ledger

‘Justice for Trayvon’ rally draws hundreds to Newark Seth Augenstein/The Star-Ledger
July 20, 2013

NEWARK — “Tray-von!” “Mart-in!” “Zimmerman?” “Guil-ty!” That call-and-response rang out this afternoon outside the Peter W. Rodino Jr. Federal Building …Read the Rest

Hundreds rally in Newark for Trayvon Martin, chanting ‘no justice, no peace’ By Jessica Calefati and Dan Goldberg/The Star-Ledger

Hundreds rally in Newark for Trayvon Martin, chanting ‘no justice, no peace’ By Jessica Calefati and Dan Goldberg/The Star-Ledger
July 14, 2013

NEWARK — Their reasons were universal and personal; their cause common and intensely private.

The hundreds of people who endured 95-degree temperatures in Newark this afternoon to protest the verdict of the George Zimmerman murder trial were there because of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old Zimmerman killed last year.

But they were also there for their own communities, their own families, their own sons.

Protesters in Newark outraged by Zimmerman verdict – News 12 New Jersey

Protesters in Newark outraged by Zimmerman verdict – News 12 New Jersey
July 14, 2013

Protesters in Newark outraged by Zimmerman verdict Click above link to view News 12 video coverage of protest NEWS 12 …Read the Rest

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

When it comes to injustice, his voice will always be heard

When it comes to injustice, his voice will always be heard
November 14, 2012

By Mark Di Ionno/Star-Ledger Columnist The Star-Ledger http://www.miniurl.com/s/2eq For most people, progress is in the rearview mirror; a road paved with the …Read the Rest