As protests rage on, city of Ferguson hires PR firm

Critics have noted that the firm, Common Ground PR, appears to have an entirely white staff.

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We are providing short-term assistance to the City of Ferguson’s media relations dept. in fielding media inquiries during this tragic time.

— Common Ground PR (@CommonGroundPR) August 18, 2014

That tweet led to a barrage of questions, none of which Common Ground had answered as of early Tuesday. Here’s one such question:

@CommonGroundPR As a peer, I ask, where is UR diversity? This case needs perspective and insight.There must be true understanding. #ferguson

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