Obama interrupted by hecklers at town hall event

By David Edwards
Friday, August 1, 2008 10:22 EDT
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During a town hall campaign event in St. Petersburg, Florida, Barack Obama was heckled by protesters holding a sign that read, “What about the black community, Obama.”

One heckler was later allowed to ask why Obama had not spoken out more forcefully on issues important to exploited African-Americans.

This video is from CNN.com, broadcast August 1, 2008.

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David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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