Reaction from protesters, and a fellow city manager, after Ferguson city manager resigns Live

UPDATE: With news of Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson's resignation, protesters again reacted on Twitter.

















Ferguson's city manager, John Shaw, is the most recent resignation after the Department of Justice reports. The low-profile figure had more power than any of Ferguson's elected officials.

The Ferguson City Council approved the resignation at a meeting yesterday, Tuesday, March 10.


The Post-Dispatch reporter at the meeting was Stephen Deere.


Besides some questions about who would take over Shaw's duties and his severance agreement, protesters and other leaders had varied reactions to the news.

Sherrilyn Ifill is the president and director-counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund:

Two of the protest organizers, Johnetta Elzie and DeRay McKesson, had this to say: 









Another protester:



Another long-time protester:



And, as St. Louis City Alderman Antonio French points out:



Her message drew another set of reactions. Among the more polite ones:






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