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People's Organization for Progress

P.O. Box 22505

Newark, New Jersey 07101

United States

Company Description

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 ... more

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Background Information


National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Stand Together

Fight Imperialism


Fairness Alliance

The Irvington NAACP

Danny Glover & Bernie

Newark Board of Education


Arts High School


Princeton University

Bachelor's degree

Princeton University



business administration

Web References (199 Total References)

South Africa | Black Agenda Report [cached]

Larry Hamm, chairman of the People's Organization for Progress, which would be empowered to appoint one member to the board, has no illusions that the board will compel cops to respect Black people's rights. "We fight for reforms in the hope that these reforms will ameliorate the suffering of the people," said Hamm.

Danny Glover & Bernie Delegate ... [cached]

Danny Glover & Bernie Delegate Larry Hamm: The Sanders Movement Must Stay Mobilized to Push Change July 27, 2016 Democracy Now! Feed your mind! S6-LarryandDanny.jpg

The address at the DNC from mothers whose unarmed African-American children were killed by law enforcement, or due to gun violence, marked an "extraordinary moment," says New Jersey delegate Larry Hamm, chair of the People's Organization for Progress. But he adds, "I wish someone would have said police brutality must stop. ... In the two years since the death of Michael Brown, 2,500 people have been killed by police in the United States.
Larry Hamm, law enforcement, michael brown, police

Cyril Josh Barker | Infotecs [cached]

People's Organization for Progress Chairman Lawrence Hamm is giving a report on last week's historic Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and he said, "We have a lot to talk about."

BN-W eNewsletter #81 [cached]

The 1967 Newark Rebellion led to uprisings against oppression across the United States and "a presidential commission into the unrest later famously concluded that the United States was 'moving toward two societies, one Black, one White - separate and unequal.'" Well-known activist, poet, and playwright Amiri Baraka; Larry Hamm, head of the People's Organization for Progress (POP); and others speak about their first-hand experience with the Newark Rebellion.

Protests and #cantbreathe are spreading to NJ [cached]

The chairman of the POP, Larry Hamm said, "POP is 33 years old, we were founded in 1983, and we have been fighting police brutality every year since we were formed.

According to Hamm, the POP is a coalition of 179 other organizations, with the groups involved with the protest including the Newark Anti-Violence Coalition, New Jersey Industrial Union Council, American Civil Liberties Union, New Jersey Peace Action, Radical Women, and War Against Poverty Coalition.
Hamm said, "When they come out with the grand jury for Abdul Kamal, we'll come out."

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