Newark Residents Hold a Rally for Jobs and Justice

Newark,N.J.-On Thursday July 21st Newark activists and residents held a small but hard-hitting rally in front of the Prudential Center Arena, demanding new jobs and justice for citizens.  It was co-organized by the office of Southward Councilman Ras Baraka, People’s Organization for Progress (POP), District 1199J,the Newark Anti-Violence Coalition, and several other civic groups.  The rally’s theme was, “Jobs, Justice, Peace, and Unity”. The program included several speakers each addressing social issues that they felt the city, state and federal governments were neglecting.

 

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