• Ferguson Protester To Obama: “90 Percent” Of Us Voted For You And Now You’re Ignoring Us

    In the wake of yet another police shooting of a young black man, emotions are running high in the town of Ferguson, MO. as protesters continue to clash with local law enforcement. One resident is lashing out at President Obama who, as of late, has all but ignored the riot-ravaged town.

    “The president of the United States, he needs to be held accountable for how he’s not addressing these black issues,” said East St. Louis resident Linda Harris. “Ninety percent of the citizens voted for him, and he don’t think enough of these people to come here and let them know that we’re going to deal with this officer for shooting,” Michael Brown.

    Ferguson first broke out into violence and chaos after unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by officer Darren Wilson. A grand jury is scheduled to announce sometime next month whether or not criminal chargers will be brought against officer Wilson.

    In August U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder addressed Ferguson residents, saying “I understand that mistrust. I am the attorney general of the United States. But I am also a black man.”

    President Obama has not been to Ferguson. He has, however, hosted several campaign fundraisers, played numerous rounds of golf, and vacationed in Martha’s Vineyard just as some of the most heated protests were erupting in Ferguson.

    Today, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul met with a group of Ferguson residents. Paul told the people they have a “great deal of power” and “could do anything they want if they register people to vote.”

    Earlier this week, Malik Zulu Shabazz, the former head of the New Black Panther Party and current head of Black Lawyers for Justice said there would be a “rebellion” if Ferguson, MO. if officer Darren Wilson is not indicted for the murder of Michael Brown.

    Jerome Hudson

    Managing Editor

    Jerome Hudson has written for numerous national outlets, including The Hill, National Review, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was recognized as one of Florida’s emerging stars, having been included in the list “25 Under 30: Florida’s Rising Young Political Class.” Hudson is a Savannah, Ga. native who currently resides in Florida.

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