The father of Michael Brown, the black teenager who was shot dead by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9, appealed for calm as family, politicians and activists gathered for the funeral Monday following weeks of unrest.The funeral will be at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church and is scheduled to begin at 10 AM CT.
"All I want tomorrow is peace while we lay our son to rest," Michael Brown Sr. said ...
The gathering began gaining steam in the early afternoon outside Barney’s Sports Pub in south St. Louis — a place many described as a popular police watering hole. At it’s peak, between 50 and 70 people crowded around a table as organizers said they had raised thousands of dollars for Wilson, who killed Michael Brown on Aug. 9. A brief press conference ended with the group reciting in unison, “we are Darren Wilson.”... along with other deep thoughts like this:
We’ll all see this in the end that it was a good shooting. You know, it was a good kill.Pathetic.