P.O.P. demands investigation into deaths of the ‘Jersey 4’

NEWARK, NJ — The People’s Organization for Progress, a local grassroots activist group, held its 67th consecutive Justice Monday protest outside the Peter Rodino Federal Building on Broad Street in downtown Newark on Monday, May 8, to convince the next U.S. attorney in New Jersey to open civil rights investigations into “The Jersey Four.” P.O.P. […]

EO councilwoman celebrates her uncle’s 100th birthday

EO councilwoman celebrates her uncle’s 100th birthday

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Former Essex County Freeholder and East Orange City Councilwoman Carol Clark recently celebrated the 100th birthday of her uncle, Jimmy Daniel, at the Summit Ridge Center senior citizens facility in West Orange. “We’re here to celebrate my Uncle Jimmy’s 100th birthday,” said Clark on Friday, April 28. “He’s part of the ‘greatest […]

5th Ward councilman hosts One United rally in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — East Orange 5th Ward Councilman Mustafa Brent hosted his “One United” rally against what he said are President Donald Trump’s anti-Islamic, anti-Muslim and anti-immigration rhetoric and policies on Saturday, April 8, with the support of People’s Organization for Progress Chairman Larry Hamm, City Council Chairman and 3rd Ward Councilman Ted Green, Orange […]

Gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy addresses ‘black agenda’

NEWARK, NJ — New Jersey Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy stopped by the People’s Organization for Progress weekly meeting at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Newark on Thursday, April 6, a month after P.O.P. members had met to start crafting a black agenda for New Jersey. P.O.P. Chairman Larry Hamm said the meeting on Saturday, […]

Anti-Trump rally to coincide with anti-violence Week of Action

Anti-Trump rally to coincide with anti-violence Week of Action

EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange 5th Ward Councilman Mustafa Brent recently joined forces with several other people for a “One United” rally on Saturday, March 18, to repudiate what he called President Donald Trump’s anti-Islamic, anti-Muslim and anti-immigration rhetoric and policies. Inclement weather, however, postponed the event until Saturday, April 8, when it is […]

Hamm, others start crafting black agenda for NJ

Hamm, others start crafting black agenda for NJ

NEWARK, NJ — At the State of the Black World Conference in Newark last year, People’s Organization for Progress Chairman Larry Hamm said his organization would hold a meeting Saturday, March 4, to begin working on developing a comprehensive black agenda for New Jersey ahead of the primary election Tuesday, June 6, and the general […]

P.O.P. celebrates anniversary of Justice Mondays protests

NEWARK, NJ — Chairman Larry Hamm and the members of the People’s Organization for Progress are coming up on a milestone, in terms of the weekly Justice Mondays protests in front of the Peter Rodino Federal Building on Broad Street in downtown Newark, and it will be during the national observance of Black History Month […]

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