Andrew Brown Jr. will be laid to rest today, with the families of George Floyd and Eric Garner in attendance
May 3, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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The family of Andrew Brown Jr. will say goodbye to the 42-year-old Monday as they continue to demand answers, 12 days after the Black father and grandfather was fatally shot by North Carolina sheriff's deputies.
Brown's funeral will be held at a Fountain of Life Church in Elizabeth City, said Benjamin Crump, a civil rights attorney and lawyer for the Brown family.
Members of Brown's family and Crump are expected to speak, along with the Rev. Al Sharpton, the civil rights leader, who will deliver the eulogy.
Brown's family, community leaders and activists marched through Elizabeth City, chanting his name and holding flags that read, "Black Lives Matter. "