MSNBC: Jason Johnson Quoted in Perry Bacon Article on Ferguson

In his article “Should Obama Do More on Ferguson and Other Racial Issues?” MSNBC contributor Perry Bacon Jr. quoted recent criticism of President Barack Obama by Hiram College professor Jason Johnson.

And they wonder if the first black president is doing enough to address issues like police shootings and the jobless rate among blacks, which is double that of whites.

“What have you done? What have you done President Obama? We still have ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws everywhere. There are all sorts of things that people wanted policy-wise, after the president expressed something personally (after the Martin incident) that we haven’t seen manifested,” said Jason Johnson, a politics editor at The Source magazine and a political science professor, in an interview on MSNBC Wednesday.

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