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Amid Ferguson unrest, Antonio French finds a national following
Amid Ferguson unrest, Antonio French finds a national following

Antonio French sat in the front passenger seat of an air-conditioned sedan parked behind vandalized and boarded-up Red's BBQ on West Florissant Avenue, scrolling through his iPhone, reading a barrage of tweets, emails and text messages. Nods of appreciation and media interview requests have kept his phone vibrating these last few weeks. "It's been like a blur," said French, in a respite from the muggy afternoon air. "We've been out here every day trying to maintain some focus." It's a new reality for the St. Louis native and alderman. In the two weeks since a white police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old black...

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