#SOTU Video: The #Ferguson Question

#SOTU Video: The #Ferguson Question


African Americans in Congress and the President of the NAACP react to President Obama’s second to last State of the Union. ┬áThe question: Did President Obama bring up the biggest issue over the last four months enough? That would be Ferguson.

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Lauren Victoria Burke is a writer, comms strategist and political analyst. She created Crewof42, a blog focused on African American members of Congress, in 2009. Ms. Burke also writes for NBC BLK, The Root, NNPA and is the Managing Editor of Politic365. As part of a diverse career in politics and media, she has served as a congressional staffer for the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy Committee, Communications Director for U.S. Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN) and Director of Communications for Justin Fairfax for Lt. Governor of Virginia. From 2014 to 2017, Ms. Burke appeared each Monday on NewsOneNow with Roland Martin on TVOne. Ms. Burke holds a B.A. in History from The American University. She was born and raised in New York. Email: LBurke007@gmail.com. Twitter: @LVBurke. IG: @laurenvburke. Periscope: @LVBurke


  1. As Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. stated:” Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere.” Who’s Watching The Watchers? The United States has over One Million People Locked up in Jails and Prisons Across The Country and Just Over 4,300 People Behind Bars Died in Local Jails and State Prisons.