People’s Organization for Progress

Ras Baraka

Mayor Baraka Announces Civilian Review Board For Newark Police

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka on Tuesday announced what he called the first step in reforming a problem-plagued police force, with the creation of a civilian complaint review board, the first in the city’s history.

01/20/2015

Demonstrators angry at the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin protest in Los Angeles, California July 14, 2013. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Justice For Trayvon’ Rally Shuts Down Major Newark Intersection

Hundreds of people gathered at Broad and Market streets on Monday afternoon, with many carrying signs reading, “Justice for Trayvon Martin.”

07/15/2013