These remarks, along with others are a clarion call to each of us and demand for each of us, we must stand up and if we don’t then we are guilty of allowing this to continue.
Remarks of Attorney Benjamin L. Crump at the Funeral of Michael Brown, Jr.
FROM EMMITT TILL TO MICHAEL BROWN, JR.
Michael Brown’s funeral service | August 25, 2014 Full Homegoing
Published on Aug 25, 2014
Watch Michael Brown’s full funeral service, held Monday at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis
Over One Hundred and Sixty years ago, about ten miles away from where we gather in this great Church to pay our Final Respects to young Michael Brown, The Missouri Supreme Court decided, in “what is still affectingly referred to as “the Old Courthouse,” the Dred Scott Decision.
And the substance of that decision was adopted by the US Supreme Court some five years later, holding that “Persons of African descent cannot be, nor were ever intended to be, citizens under the U.S. Constitution.”
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