African Americans Unhappy with Obama’s Ferguson Response

Two weeks into the shooting of 18-year old Michael Brown by a police officer Mr. Darren Wilson in Ferguson, St. Louis and the public (hugely comprised of African Americans) is heavily criticizing the police for closing ranks around Mr. Wilson. A recent poll by CBS News/New York Times revealed a mixed reaction towards Obama’s handling of the shooting incident in Ferguson. Despite the positive reviews outweighing the negative reviews (41% and 34% respectively); a full one quarter of Americans had no opinion. Continue reading →