TV News LIES

Monday, Nov 24th

Last update08:04:16 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) 'His death is not in vain': Thousands mourn Michael Brown

'His death is not in vain': Thousands mourn Michael Brown

E-mail Print PDF

Michael BrownHundreds of people gathered Monday to pay their final respects to Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer earlier this month. The ceremony was accompanied by calm on the streets of Ferguson — contrasting with the turmoil in the aftermath his death — but provided the opportunity for civil rights advocates to again push for justice regarding the shooting and an end to police brutality.

Pastors and civil rights leaders joined Brown's parents at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis to commemorate the young man's life. Earlier his father, Michael Brown Sr., called for a day of peace in honor of his son.

The city of Ferguson appeared to the heed those words, with no signs of unrest and children returning to school, after the start of classes was delayed from last week out of concern for student safety.

At the red-brick church at which mourners were gathered, Brown’s coffin was surrounded by photos of him as a child, graduating from school and smiling in his St. Louis Cardinals cap.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Flamboyant and flawed former DC mayor dies

Marion BarryPresident Barack Obama and congressional lawmakers mourned the death Sunday of Marion Barry, Washington, D.C.,’s flamboyant...

US prisoner in solitary for 42 years has conviction quashed

US solitary confinement prisoner freesThe 1974 murder conviction of America’s longest serving prisoner in solitary confinement has been overturned.But Albert...

12-year-old dies after officer-involved shooting at Cleveland rec center

Toy gun held by 12 yr. oldMetroHealth Medical Center has confirmed that the 12-year-old has died as a result of his injuries....

U.S. and Israeli firms selling spy gear to repressive regimes

spy gear sold by US firmsAmerican and Israeli companies are selling sophisticated surveillance equipment to some of the most despotic nations...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!