Obama sent three White House officials to criminal Freddie Gray’s funeral.
The White House sent no one to NYPD Officer Brian Moore’s funeral.
Obama skipped Antonin Scalia’s funeral and went golfing instead.
The Obama White House will send a representative to Alton Sterling’s funeral on Thursday.
The Advocate reported:
Gary Chambers, spokesman for the Sterling family, confirmed Thursday that both Civil Rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson and a White House representative would be attending the funeral of Alton Sterling on Friday. Jackson will be a speaker at the event along with the Rev. Al Sharpton and Louisiana Congressman Cedric Richmond.
The family of Alton Sterling is inviting the community to mourn with them on Friday at a public funeral held at Southern University.
The services will be held at the F. G. Clark Activity Center, which will provide seating capacity for about 4,500 people.