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People's Organization for Progress
P.O. Box 22505
The People's Organization For Progress is a grassroots community group based in Newark, New Jersey working for racial, social, and economic justice. It has engaged in various activities to end police brutality and racial profiling, and has been active aro
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Other speakers at the press conference will include Rev. M. William Howard, Pastor of Bethany Baptist Church, and Lawrence Hamm, Chairman of the Newark-based People's Organization For Progress.
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We are joined by four of Baraka's longtime comrades and friends: Sonia Sanchez, a renowned writer, poet, playwright and activist; Felipe Luciano, a poet, activist, journalist and writer who was an original member of the poetry and musical group The Last Poets; Komozi Woodard, a professor of history at Sarah Lawrence College and author of "A Nation Within a Nation: Amiri Baraka and Black Power Politics"; and Larry Hamm, chairman of the People's Organization for Progress in Newark, New Jersey. http://www.democracynow.org
UUCWC » Update:April 10, 2016
Keynote speaker is Lawrence Hamm, chairman and cofounder, People's Organization for Progress.
Martin Luther King Birthday « People's Organization for Progress
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LAWRENCE HAMM (973) 801-0001 On Saturday, August 27th, the Peoples Organization for Progress ...Read the Rest
Larry Hamm, chairman of Newark-based People's Organization For Progress, delivered a keynote speech, sending a strong message to youth and adults.
"It's wonderful that our children have the day off from school.
But it is not wonderful that none of his
books are required reading in any of our secondary schools," Hamm
said at the podium during the annual event, which was co-sponsored by the Montclair Chapter of the NAACP
, the Montclair African American Clergy Association
and the Montclair Clergy Association
told youngsters attending the event to stand up for what is right, even though it is easier said than done.
also told them to "live like King," in a booming voice that commanded the attention of the crowd.