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Jersey City mayor Steven Fulop and Gov. Phil Murphy called for the resignation of school board member Joan Terrell Paige on Tuesday, after they shoot out racist comments about Jewish victims of last week charged in kosher market.
Terrell-Paige, wrote an extensive message on your Facebook account, accused the local Jews of extortion-African-American homeowners in the sale of your property, and referred to them as “monsters.”
“Where was all this faith and hope, when black threatened the owners of the house, intimidated and harassed by, I WOULD like to BUY YOUR property monsters of the Jewish community?”, you wrote.
The school board member went on to accuse the local Jews with threats, and forced to declare war on the black community, and said people should protect “explore” the intended message of the kosher market. They are eventually deleted the post, but it was saved with screenshots and later posted on Twitter.
Fulop from the first Twitter reaction expressed grief over Terrell Paige “ignorance”, while his second post ” to resign.
“I saw this and I am sad to show the ignorance of your comments,” he wrote on Tuesday. “Your comments do not represent even Jersey City or the mood of the community at all. The African-American community in Greenville was help nothing less than amazing in the last few weeks, neighbors.”
“I also said, I’m not going to read to mix words,” his second tweet. “My opinion is, she should resign. This kind of language has no place in our schools, no place among the elected officials. Imagine, she said, about any other community – what the reaction would be? The same standard should apply here.”
Murphy echoed Fulop moods and said Terrell Paige of hatred should not go unnoticed.
“We will not allow anti-Semitism and hatred go unchallenged in our communities,” he tweeted on Tuesday. “In the light of the woman Terrell-Paige’s comments, I urge you to immediately withdraw from the Jersey City Board of Education.”
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The protect — David Anderson, 47, and Francine Graham, 50 — had expressed an interest, a fringe group called the Black Hebrew Israelites, according to The Associated Press.
The suspected shooters killed four people on Tuesday, after officials described the attack as an anti-Semitic hate crimes, which is now being investigated as domestic terrorism, and they were both dead after the hour-long shootout with police.
Fox News’ Nicole Darrah contributed to this report.