Tag: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

POP MLK Vigil Tomorrow – April 4th – 5:00 PM, Corner of Broad and Market Streets Newark NJ!

POP MLK Vigil Tomorrow – April 4th – 5:00 PM, Corner of Broad and Market Streets Newark NJ!
April 3, 2014

The People’s Organization For Progress (POP) will have a vigil for economic justice to commemorate the assassination of Dr Martin …Read the Rest

CLAUDETTE COLVIN SPEAKS ON THE 59TH ANNIVERSARY OF HER ARREST FOR RESISTING BUS SEGREGATION IN MONTGOMERY, AL

CLAUDETTE COLVIN SPEAKS ON THE 59TH ANNIVERSARY OF HER ARREST FOR RESISTING BUS SEGREGATION IN MONTGOMERY, AL
March 3, 2014

Claudette Colvin, the first person arrested for resisting bus segregation in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955, and whose US Supreme Court …Read the Rest

Chairman Lawrence Hamm Keynotes Newark Library’s Annual MLK Program

Chairman Lawrence Hamm Keynotes Newark Library’s Annual MLK Program
January 24, 2014

 When: Saturday, Jan 25th Where: Newark Public Library, 5 Washington Street, Newark Time: 2 P.M. On Saturday, January 25th, the …Read the Rest

POP Observes Birth of MLK! March for Equality and Justice!

POP Observes Birth of MLK! March for Equality and Justice!
January 18, 2014

When: January 20th Time: 3 P.M. Where: Assemble at Broad and Market Streets, downtown Newark On Monday, January 20th, the …Read the Rest

August 28th Join POP for a Rally to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington (Justice for Trayvon Martin)

August 28th Join POP for a Rally to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington (Justice for Trayvon Martin)
August 26, 2013

The People’s Organization For Progress (POP) will have a rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March On …Read the Rest

New Jerseyans revisit March on Washington 50 years later (Star Ledger)

New Jerseyans revisit March on Washington 50 years later (Star Ledger)
August 26, 2013

By Richard Khavkine andDavid Giambusso Fifty years ago this week, Nat Williams hoisted his hopes and aspirations onto a bus bound for …Read the Rest

Seeing ‘New Jim Crow’ Placards Seized by Police & More From the March on Washington ( Nation Magazine)

Seeing ‘New Jim Crow’ Placards Seized by Police & More From the March on Washington ( Nation Magazine)
August 25, 2013

By Dave Zirin on August 24, 2013 – 8:59 PM ET I spent eight hours today amongst thousands at the March on …Read the Rest

POP Gets Third Bus to the 50th Anniversary March On Washington (Seats sold up to Sat morning or to sold out)

POP Gets Third Bus to the 50th Anniversary March On Washington (Seats sold up to Sat morning or to sold out)
August 21, 2013

Friends, In response to popular demand, The People’s Organization For Progress has chartered a third bus to the March On …Read the Rest

NJ Churches and Community Set Eyes Toward August 24th March on Washington DC “July 28th Prayer Rally”

NJ Churches and Community Set Eyes Toward August 24th March on Washington DC “July 28th Prayer Rally”
July 24, 2013

Who :                  Rev. Dr. David Jefferson Sr., Pastor of Metropolitan Baptist Church …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