Racists Gang Up On Captain Ron Johnson Over Hand Signs

"Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson, the highway patrol captain placed in charge of security in Ferguson Missouri, was photographed making hand signs that some quickly thought were gang signs. The thing is, they were actually hand signs for the black fraternity Johnson has been part of, Kappa Alpha Psi.

The Washington Post's Soraya Nadia McDonald in a post published early on Wednesday pointed out that the hand signs Johnson had been making in photographs some thought were gang signs were actually fraternity hand signs."* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur and John Iadarola (TYT University) break it down.

*Read more here from Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo: