Five years ago, wanting to move from Ozone Park, she drove through Howard Beach for the first time and liked what she saw.
Mr. Grimes was not injured in the encounter, which occurred while the black men were passing through Howard Beach after their car broke down nearby.
The men, Brooklyn residents, had been walking through predominantly white Howard Beach after their car broke down nearby.
Mr. Griffith, a 23-year-old black man from Brooklyn, had been walking through Howard Beach with two friends after their car broke down.
Mr. Sharpton had said last week that he was planning a march through Howard Beach.
But you still can't walk through Howard Beach.
Running through Howard Beach is Cross Bay Boulevard, a commercial strip of Italian restaurants, bait shops and vegetable stands.
Dec. 28: More than 1,200 blacks and whites march through Howard Beach to protest racism.
The black men had been walking through Howard Beach after their car broke down nearby while they were driving to their homes in Brooklyn.
Then it cuts a beeline south through Woodhaven, Ozone Park and Howard Beach.