by Chanta L. Jackson/The Star-Ledger
Thursday May 21, 2009
The People's Organization For Progress (POP) will commemorate the
birthday of Malcolm X (El Hajj Malik El Shabazz) today at 7 p.m. at
the Abyssinian Baptist Church 224 West Kinney St. The church is
located on West Kinney between Prince and Broome Streets. The theme
of the program is "Malcolm X: An Enduring Voice in Trouble Times."
The guest speaker will be Amiri Baraka.
"The People's Organization For Progress celebrates the birthday of
Malcolm X because of his tremendous contributions to and leadership
of black people's struggle for liberation in this country," said
Lawrence Hamm, POP chairman.
Born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska, Malcolm X was
assassinated on Feb. 21, 1965 at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem.
For more information, call (973) 801-0001.