That’s word to Eleanor Bumpurs in a Lou Reed song
Specifically Heems is referring to the song “Hold On” by Lou Reed from the album “New York”, which is about conflict between NYPD and black New Yorkers, which contains the lyrics:
“They shot him in the car where he sat, And Eleanor Bumpurs and Michael Stewart must have appreciated that”
Eleanor Bumpurs was a woman killed in 1984 during a city-ordered eviction.
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