Day of Mourning: Thousands Attend Funeral of Michael Brown

Mourners of teen shot and killed by police officer included civil rights leaders, Hollywood directors and ordinary citizens.
2:16 | 08/25/14

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Transcript for Day of Mourning: Thousands Attend Funeral of Michael Brown
Funeral of family and thousands of mourners reflecting on Michael Brown who was killed in broad daylight by a policeman more than two weeks ago. The -- story still unknown the story of the unarmed black teenager front and center as Hollywood directors civil rights leaders and ordinary citizens. Came to bear witness today and ABC's Steve -- and -- is back on the story for us tonight. Thousands of families who -- this sweltering church to say goodbye to Michael Brown walked in with their hands up. Don't shoot the gesture that has come to symbolize the protest against police here. Does not -- -- solid back. That this young man should be doing is set. We -- cops. -- families here and across the country this has become a movement we have. But -- it's still show up at the voting polls. The family trade on Martin's -- -- support. Too many young black men killed they say because they were born -- suspect. Where armed and dangerous even if we have no when they're. -- -- Celebrities even White House officials paid the respect. Brown's mother and father didn't speak but they spoke -- with their two years. Michael also stated to the family that one day. The world would know his name. He did not know. How his name would be remembered. Brown died in the middle of this street shot to death by Ferguson city police officer. This video fanned the flames police say it shows -- stealing cigars from a convenience store owner just fifteen minutes before he was killed. Police say officer Darren Wilson suffered serious injuries to his face and a fight before the shooting we are -- welfare families are coming out to support him to. The unrest and militarized state -- come to -- this city seems to have eased for now today's schools here finally allowed children to start their first day of classes. As they bury their son Brown's family. Has asked for peace Brown's death remains an incredibly divisive incident and not just here Ferguson is now allowed call for justice for both of -- young -- Involved in this shooting. Diane against Steve -- -- -- back from a story tonight.

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