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AFRICANGLOBE - The public library in a small New Jersey town where police shot a man dead on Friday partially reopened on Monday, though it was far from business as usual. But unlike in larger cities or suburbs that have erupted in civil unrest since the murder of Michael Brown by a white police officer, Lyndhurst has remained calm. And residents of the prosperous, growing and largely white town who spoke to the media appear ostensibly sympathetic to the police since Friday’s death.
AFRICANGLOBE - The recent tragedy that took place outside the upscale mall in New Jersey – where Black men robbed a White couple of their luxury car and fatally wounded the husband – featured a kind of culture clash between two ethnic groups that have otherwise been unified over the past century. This brief and bloody episode exhibited a violent clash between races, between social classes, between income segments and, more to the point, between Blacks and Jews.