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BY staff | Newark, NJ | 4/05/11
Around 600 people turned out on April 4 for a March for Jobs, Peace, Equality and Justice initiated by the People’s Organization for Progress.
BY David Hungerford | Trenton, NJ | 4/01/11
People gathered here to rally and hold a press conference, March 29, on the need for uncompensated write-down of overpriced mortgages contracted during the housing bubble, the period after 1997.
BY David Hungerford | Newark | 12/03/10
On Nov. 24 police attacked a rally for community peace sponsored by the Newark Anti-Violence Coalition (NAVC) here. Three days later the people’s forces showed preparedness when they went back on the offensive at a long-scheduled rally against police brutality led by the People’s Organization for Progress.
BY David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 11/09/10
Activists and community members gather to fight foreclosures, demand that bankers be held accountable.
BY David Hungerford | East Orange, NJ | 7/11/10
On July 6, 2009 Jacqui Graham, 21, was found dead in a cell in the police headquarters here.
BY staff | Newark, NJ | 6/03/10
The Community Coalition against Foreclosure and Homelessness rallied here, May 22, to demand that effective measures be taken by government to help victims of the housing bubble.
BY David Hungerford | Irvington, NJ | 4/18/10
The People’s Organization for Progress (POP) held a protest at the Irvington, New Jersey branch of Wachovia, a subsidiary of Wells Fargo, April 17. Irvington has been devastated by foreclosures, with many boarded-up houses on every residential block in town.
BY David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 10/26/09
Within the last few years Newark, New Jersey and nearby communities have been devastated as thousands of homes have been foreclosed and tens of thousands made homeless.
BY David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 8/14/09
He was “unarmed, brutally assaulted and murdered, kicked and beaten on the ground while he was handcuffed, tasered, placed in a body bag but not zipped up…”
BY David Hungerford | East Orange, NJ | 8/31/08
On August 15, seventy-five people protested the brutal treatment of 12 year-old Az-Jhane Hayes by police in East Orange, NJ.
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