Posted on

2019 Women’s March on NJ CANCELLED

Women's March on Washington

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton NJ, Due to Governor Murphy’s declared state of emergency for tomorrow, organizers of the 2019 Women’s March on New Jersey have cancelled the event. The march was originally scheduled for 11 a.m., Saturday, at the War Memorial in Trenton. The safety of march participants, organizers, speakers, and volunteers is of the utmost concern. Information regarding future plans will be released as it becomes available.

Posted on

Women’s March Celebrates N.J. cop killer’s birthday

July 19,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,The Women’s March has been harshly criticized for wishing a happy birthday to a fugitive and terrorist Joanne Chesimard who was convicted in the shooting death of a New Jersey State Police trooper 44 years ago.

In a tweet that read “Happy birthday to the revolutionary #AssataShakur! above an illustration of a her.Assata Shakur is one of the many aliases of Joanne Deborah Chesimard.

Chesimard a former member of what authorities describe as a “revolutionary extremist organization” known as the Black Liberation Army. She is on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist list.

Chesimard was convicted of the execution-style killing State Police Trooper Werner Foerster after a traffic stop on the New Jersey Turnpike on May 2, 1973. One accomplice was killed in a shoot-out with police.