Back in New York, a noted Harlem activist, Queen Mother Dr. Delois Blakely, had come downtown to protest Tuesdays freeing of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund. At first, she wondered if the shaking had been prompted by her prayers for Strauss-Kahns victim. “I was praying really hard.” Meanwhile, her friend Veronica Phillips said she thought the vibrations and the sound were “like the subway so I thought it was normal.”
The earth shook because a huge injustice occurred. That’s what I’ll go with.