Woman killed in Newark carjacking was organizing meeting on community violence

Shuri Henry knew the struggles of her community well. She just refused to believe the community couldn’t rise up to defeat them.

“Would you like to improve the quality of life in our community?” So asks a flier for a meeting she was helping organize for Nov. 30. “Come out and voice your concerns and ideas.”

Henry was killed Thursday night outside of her home, allegedly the victim of a carjacking as she returned from Thanksgiving dinner with her young nephew. She was 40.

“All she knew was how to give,” said Lyndon Brown, a district leader who was helping …read more

Source: NJ.com Essex

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