Protesters even knelt on the sidewalk on front of a co-owner’s home for 8 minutes and 46 seconds in memory of George Floyd
June 11, 2020
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–Black Lives Matter protesters picketed in front of the Stone Terrace At John Henry’s upscale event venue on Kuser Road this evening against alleged racist Facebook posts by a co-owner/chef of the establishment. Protesters marched up and down the sidewalk in front of the business as numerous passing vehicles honked horns in support of the protest.
Some of the screen shot images that protesters deemed racist from the personal Facebook account of the co-owner/chef can be found on the company’s Yelp page under reviews and photos here.
Earlier today Hamilton Township Mayor Jeff Martin released a statement condemning the posts. See earlier MidJersey.News story here: Hamilton Twp. Mayor Jeff Martin Releases Statement On Local Business Owner’s Facebook Posts
After the protest was complete at Stone Terrace At John Henry’s on Kuser Road some of the protesters went to the home of a co-owner of the establishment and continued there.
Protesters knelt on the sidewalk on front of the home for 8 minutes and 46 seconds in memory of George Floyd the man who died being detained by police in Minneapolis that has sparked protests around the world.
Another protest of of the Stone Terrace At John Henry’s is planned for Monday at 9:00 am to coincide with the grand reopening of the venue after the covid-19 crisis.
MidJersey.News has sent an e-mail to the main e-mail account of The Stone Terrace At John Henry’s for a statement but has not received a reply as of this post. The establishment’s Facebook and Twitter appear to be shut down but the main website is working.
5:40 pm update on June 12, 2020 the restaurant has posted a statement on their Facebook page 2 hours ago you can read it here: