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 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.