Brother of Crown Heights Riot Victim Blasts Sharpton, Obama: 'I'm Waiting for My Invitation to the White House'

Brother of Crown Heights Riot Victim Blasts Sharpton, Obama: 'I'm Waiting for My Invitation to the White House'

On Monday, Breitbart News spoke with Norman Rosenbaum, brother of Yankel Rosenbaum, the Orthodox Jewish victim of a violent mob at the 1991 Crown Heights, who was killed within days of Al Sharpton stating, “If the Jews want to get it on, tell them to pin their yarmulkes back and come over to my house.” After Rosenbaum’s death, Sharpton led a march through Crown Heights, at which protesters changed “No Justice, No Peace,” and later said in a speech with regard to a 7-year-old black child killed in an accident, “All we want to say is what Jesus said: If you offend one of these little ones, you got to pay for it. No compromise, no meetings, no coffee klatch, no skinnin’ and grinnin’.”

On Monday, Rosenbaum lashed into President Obama, MSNBC, and the advertisers who support Sharpton. “I’m waiting for my invitation to the White House,” Rosenbaum said, referencing Sharpton’s frequent visits to the Obama White House. “I’m waiting for President Obama to dedicate some resources to correcting a terrible wrong and pursuing the other 28 members of the mob that killed by brother, and to not consider the case closed, but to bring them to justice. It’s taken over 40 years in certain instances to bring people in the south to justice for terrible race crimes committed in the 1950s. This case should not be closed.”

Rosenbaum continued, “Obama should take a look at his own moral compass; he shouldn’t want to be associated with this type of individual ever. To have Sharpton representing the African-American community is a travesty of the highest order. Sharpton has done nothing but advance the interests of Al Sharpton, not the interests of the African-American community.”

As for MSNBC, Rosenbaum slammed the network for putting Sharpton on the air: “I’m waiting for my show on MSNBC.”

Norman also told, “Any person who does anything to legitimize Al Sharpton is doing a gross disservice to their own integrity, and in terms of Al Sharpton the individual, the greatest concern is they’re legitimizing a fraud and charlatan….Anybody who takes a look at that person and wants to spend advertising dollars on him should take a hard look at their moral stance in terms of their position in business, in commerce, and in the community.”


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