Tag: Protest

‘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

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 Members take Action on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – Photos

POP Members take Action on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – Photos
November 29, 2012

Sunday, November 25, 2012 “Millions of women and girls around the world are assaulted, beaten, raped, mutilated or even murdered in what …Read the Rest

Group ends 381 consecutive days of protest in Newark (Star Ledger Story)

Group ends 381 consecutive days of protest in Newark (Star Ledger Story)
July 16, 2012

Newark – It was no small feat, even for a dogged group like the People’s Organization for Progress and its …Read the Rest

Nearly 200 march in Newark to protest economic inequality By David Giambusso/The Star-Ledger

Nearly 200 march in Newark to protest economic inequality By David Giambusso/The Star-Ledger
December 27, 2011

NEWARK — The chants have the same message. The signs have the same words.

But the usual suspects in the world of Newark dissent have a lot more voices joining their ranks.

Close to 200 people marched from the Essex County Hall of Records, to City Hall to the Prudential building on Broad Street Tuesday night, protesting unrelenting economic conditions they say have had an outsize effect on urban communities. Newark’s unemployment rate skyrocketed after the economic collapse and has hovered around 15 percent for the past two years.

POP MEETING AT BETHANY JULY 26 OPEN TO EVERYONE

POP MEETING AT BETHANY JULY 26 OPEN TO EVERYONE
July 26, 2011

To Leaders, Officers, Representatives, Heads, and members of other organizations are invited to attend. The purpose of the meeting is to …Read the Rest

Protest AGAINST High Gas Prices (Exxon Mobil – South Orange Avenue and Bergen Street, Newark, NJ)

Protest AGAINST High Gas Prices (Exxon Mobil – South Orange Avenue and Bergen Street, Newark, NJ)
April 16, 2011

Frustration Growing Over Rapidly Increasing Gas Prices In Tri-State‏ CBS-NY News video of Gas Protest at Exxon Mobil Gas Station, …Read the Rest

PRESS RELEASE – Protest AGAINST High Gas Prices (Exxon Mobil – South Orange Avenue and Bergen Street, Newark, NJ), Saturday, April 16, 2011

PRESS RELEASE – Protest AGAINST High Gas Prices (Exxon Mobil – South Orange Avenue and Bergen Street, Newark, NJ), Saturday, April 16, 2011
April 15, 2011

The People’s Organization For Progress (POP) will protest rising gas prices Saturday, April 16, 2011, 1:00 PM at the Exxon Mobil Gas Station located at intersection of South Orange Avenue and Bergen Street in Newark, New Jersey.

This station has one of the highest prices in the Newark area. “We are protesting at this station because it is located in one of the poorest communities in New Jersey and yet it has one of the highest prices for gas,” stated POP State Chairman Lawrence Hamm.