Mayor in New Jersey slammed for telling rally he is pro ‘good black people’

Mayor in New Jersey slammed for telling rally he is pro ‘good black people’
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A New Jersey mayor who said at a rally on Saturday that he was “pro-black for all the good black people” he knew sought to clarify his remarks on Wednesday following backlash to the comment.

Clark Township, N.J. Mayor Sal Bonaccorso.Clark Township, N.J.

Hanif Denny, 27, who helped organize the anti-discrimination demonstration in Clark, about 13 miles south of Newark, said the event began with residents from neighboring towns — such as Rahway, where he lives — speaking about negative racial interactions they had experienced in Clark, including with police.

“Most of those who spoke shared their experiences and followed it with a plea for change,” Denny said.

There was no plan for Mayor Sal Bonaccorso to speak during the demonstration outside of Clark’s municipal building, Denny said.

“He…



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