Obama To Meet With Cabinet, Civil Rights Leaders About FergusonPresident Barack Obama will discuss the situation in Ferguson, Missouri, with his Cabinet, civil rights leaders, law enforcement officials and others Monday.
Cornel West: 'Ferguson Signifies The End Of The Age Of Obama'Social activist Cornel West believes "the age of Obama" is over following a grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.
CBS News: Obama Did Not Watch St. Louis County Prosecutor's AnnouncementPresident Barack Obama appealed for calm and understanding in Ferguson on Monday after a grand jury decided not to indict in the death of Michael Brown, pleading with both residents and police officers to show restraint.
CBS News: Holder 'Exasperated' Over 'Selective Leaks' Of Officer Wilson's Grand Jury CaseAttorney General Eric Holder is reportedly not pleased about the recent leaks involving the grand jury testimony of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Holder: I Understand Why Many Black Americans Don't Trust PoliceTo reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race.
Cornel West: 'Disgusting To Have A Black President Unable To Keep Track Of What's Going On Among The Black Youth'Political activist Cornel West slammed President Barack Obama for his “disgusting” response to the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., by a white police officer.
Former AG Gonzales: DOJ Mounts Aggressive, Unusual Response To Michael Brown CaseThe U.S. Department of Justice has mounted an unusually swift and aggressive response to the death of Michael Brown, from an independent autopsy to dozens of FBI agents combing Ferguson, Missouri, for witnesses to the shooting of the unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.
Obama Avoiding Personalizing This Latest Bout Of Racial FrictionAs Obama pleads for calm and understanding in Ferguson, Missouri, he's struggling to determine what role — if any — the nation's first black president can play in defusing a crisis that has laid bare the profound sense of injustice felt by African-Americans across the country.