We’re awaiting a news conference in Ferguson, Mo. where attorney Benjamin Crump will address comments made by Michael Brown’s step father right after the decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson was announced:
From The Daily Beast:
For a while, this video bucks the trend, as the focus is on the teen’s death and a mother’s grief as she addresses a crowd of protesters near the Ferguson police station. Soon, though, voices from off camera begin shouting for retribution, not justice, chanting “Burn this b**** down.”
Where Brown’s father had called for peaceful protest in the days leading up to the decision, his stepfather, the man in green and white who eventually steps into the frame, clearly does not. He leads the calls for violence and begins building anger in the crowd.
Video here, with the “burn this bitch down” chant coming at around the 3:00 mark:
You can watch the news conference here:
Twitchy coverage of Ferguson here.