There’s so much I would like to say in this post but I don’t have time because I have to head out to cover another protest in Ferguson, which is supposed to be the biggest one yet, or at least the one where they commit the biggest act of civil disobedience.
The organizers of the protests have been very secretive about their plans as a way to thwart police, so most of us are learning about things as we go along.
Unfortunately, I had an issue Friday night with some protesters who insisted that the media was not allowed to stand on the street recording them as they marched in the street, claiming it was the wishes of Mike Brown’s family.
As you will see in the above video, I eventually lost my temper and things became heated and then a journalist came out of nowhere and got in my face and threatened me with violence, claiming he was superior because he was from New York.
He later apologized and told me he did that to protect me from the other protesters who were crowding around me because I refused to abide by their orders to stay on the sidewalk.
I told him he came very close to getting punched in the face and he seemed somewhat offended by that, probably not realizing that Miamians are not intimidated by New Yorkers.
And even though we shook hands, I am still trying to figure out how is he protecting me from thugs by joining them in their intimidation tactics against me.
Anyway, last night, they occupied St. Louis University as you can see in some of the photos and in a video that is still uploading that I will not have a chance to post here because Youtube takes forever to upload and I need to head out soon.
And Saturday, there was a huge march in St. Louis which you will see in the photos and video below as well.