There was swift reaction to Obama’s remarks on black Twitter. And it wasn’t good.

With his afternoon remarks on the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, President Obama was answering a call from many of his critics who said they wanted to hear more from him directly.

The early response from some of those critics, and from more than a few supporters, wasn't good -- at least, not among a subset of the black Twitterati.

A small sample:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Granted, Twitter isn't real life. And these voices don't represent all of black Twitter by any means. But they are a good snapshot of how some of the most prominent, active black voices on social media judged Obama's remarks on Ferguson: dissatisfaction -- mixed with relief at his announcement that Attorney General Eric Holder is headed to Ferguson on Wednesday.

Nia-Malika Henderson is a political reporter for The Fix.

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