P.O.P. marches against police brutality into MLK Weekend!

MLK JROn Sunday, January 19th, the People’s Organization for Progress will march with the Irvington Branch of the NAACP, New Black Panther Party, the Newark AntiViolence Coalition and others to demand justice for Irvington resident, Abdul W. Kamal!

Victim of police violence Abdul W. Kamal
Victim of police violence Abdul W. Kamal

An unarmed Kamal was gunned down on November 11th near his Irvington by several Irvington police officers!

• He was shot ten times with his hands in his sweatshirt pockets.
• He was only 30.
• January 19th would have been Kamal’s 31st birthday!

Participants will assemble at Irvington Town Hall in Civic Square at 2pm and march to the site of the incident near Kamal’s home…


On Monday, January 20th, the People’s Organization for Progress will host its annual ‘March for Racial Equality, Economic Justice and Peace,’ in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Participants will assemble at Broad and Market Streets, downtown Newark at 3pm. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia.

He spent his last birthday in 1968 organizing ‘the Poor’s People’s Campaign. In 1986, after a broad-based protest campaign, Dr. King’s birthday became national holiday. It is observed every Monday on or immediately after January 15th…


The People’s Organization for Progress is conducting a massive membership campaign to mark its 30th anniversary. The organization is trying to secure 1000 new members by August 2014. To become a member, come to the weekly membership meeting or call the above number and receive a membership application by mail…

For more information about these and any other organizational matters, please call 973 801 0001…

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