The people of Ferguson were fortunate in not having any prominent political, religious or media “leaders” in their midst. They had no power brokers dissuading protest, claiming to speak for them or cutting deals behind their backs. So they took to the streets day after day and worldwide media attention soon followed.
Press attention can be both good and bad. It is obviously a good thing that Brown’s murder received so much coverage. But of course the usual suspects of chicanery and modern day Uncle Tomism are in the media fray too Read The Full Article @ Freedom Rider: Van Jones and Charles Blow Absolve White America