The Peoples Organization for Progress mournfully announces the passing of longtime member and chair of our Anti Street Violence Committee, Darrell Graham.
Graham, 58, passed away Friday evening, January 11th, after a lengthy illness.
“Darrell Graham embodied the grassroots spirit of our people for our organization,” said a somber Lawrence Hamm, the organization’s founding chairman.
“He made our organization a respected resource around the deadly plague of street violence in both Essex and Union Counties.”
“He will sorely be missed,” he finished emotionally.
His funeral will take place on Friday, January 18th at Perry’s Funeral Home, 34 Mercer Street, Newark at 1pm. His wake will be on Thursday evening from 7-9pm…