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Does President Obama Have a Problem with African-Americans Because of Ferguson?

A quick search of Twitter for “#Ferguson Obama” results in a large number of tweets from African-Americans who aren’t happy that the president had time to make a statement on the death of Robin Williams while not addressing the police shooting of Michael Brown or the protests/riots in Ferguson, Mo.

Some examples:

https://twitter.com/loveand_beTREY/statuses/499195082764193792

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Just people mouthing off on Twitter or does the president have a problem? My thought: he has a big problem. Ferguson is going to prevent the president from doing anything major on immigration and will lower turnout for the Dems in the 2014 midterms.

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