Celebrities, civil rights leaders turn out for 18-year-old Michael Brown's funeral

bug


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

People:

Subjects:

Places:

 


ST. LOUIS — Among the thousands of people who have turned out for Michael Brown's funeral are several civil rights leaders and celebrities.

Brown was shot and killed Aug. 9 by a Ferguson police officer. His funeral was Monday at Friendly Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis.

The Rev. Al Sharpton is among those scheduled to speak at the funeral. The Rev. Jesse Jackson was in attendance, along with entertainer Sean Combs and moviemaker Spike Lee.

Several politicians were there, too, including U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay.

All content copyright ©2014 Daily Journal, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Click here to read our privacy policy.