Two suburban high schools refused to play football games tonight in Newark, citing worries about safety after a spate of drive-by shootings in the city Friday left two people dead and another injured.
Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School and Cranford High School balked at playing games rescheduled from last Friday and Saturday. Newark school Superintendent Clifford Janey had suspended all athletic events districtwide while police were hunting for suspects in the Friday afternoon shootings.
Don't you guys have strict gun control laws in New Jersey? Don't you have all those gun buy back programs? How could something like this happen?
If I were going to write a parody of an inner city predominately black high school I would name it Malcolm X Shabazz High School. To the best of my knowledge, I don't think he ever called himself that. When Malcolm Little joined the Nation of Islam he renounced his slave name and took his X. When he completed the Hajj and became an orthodox Muslim he received the name El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz.
Here in Florida the reason why we are polite to each other is because we all own guns.