Black People for Justice Considering Polk County Chapter, LIVINGSTON, June 11, 2008 - Two men were at the Polk County Courthouse in Livingston on Wednesday morning and into the afternoon handing out brochures from an organization they represent, Black People for Justice (BPFJ). According to Founder and President, Erskin Hill, BPFJ is a human rights organization that is in place for anyone regardless of race or religion. BPFJ claims to provide grassroot services to the community by providing a hand up to those who are less fortunate. Erskin says that BPFJ is indeed considering a Polk County Chapter. According to Erskin, numerous people from Polk County have sought the help of BPFJ. Erskin says that BPFJ provides help in the form of clothing, food, and utility assistance. In addition, BPFJ provides:
* Civil (Human) Rights Program * Family Assistance Program * Tutoring * Prison Outreach Program
BPFJ hosts meetings that are open to the public on the second Wednesday each month at 7 pm at 2316 Wentworth St. Houston, Texas 77004. Their telephone number is 713-533-1057. You can also visit BPFJ Website.
Erskin Hill (right) in front of the Polk County Courthouse in Livingston with a member of his security staff. Both hand out brochures to anyone who's interested.