WHITE HOUSE – “The underlying issue here are broader then just race that this goes to sort of a foundational relationship again between law enforcement agencies and the communities they are sworn to serve and to protect. Surely discussions of race are an important part of that relationship. There is no doubt about that, but its more than just that.”
So what does antagonist Al Sharpton say about his White House advice and intentions?
Meanwhile – Mayor Bill de Blasio will join President Barack Obama and others this afternoon to discuss continued tensions between police and the communities they serve in the wake of protests in Ferguson, Mo. — and said today it’s an issue the country must face “head on.”
[…] While the mayor demurred over the summer when asked whether race was a factor in the Garner incident specifically, today he said the broader problems that would be discussed at the White House were due to “centuries of racism.” (link)
Where does all of this racial antagonism lead? A scene at a Florida school between a large, intimidating black student and a seemingly unprovoking white student drew references to Ferguson this week as the student asks “where’s Mike Brown” now: