Michael Brown Scholarship Fund Will Honor Late Teen’s Legacy, Help Siblings Attend College

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Protestors autograph a sketch of Michael Brown during a protest, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Atlanta. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in downtown Atlanta to protest the shooting death of Brown, an unarmed man who was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. (AP Photo/David Goldman) | ASSOCIATED PRESS Protestors autograph a sketch of Michael Brown during a protest, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Atlanta. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in downtown Atlanta to protest the shooting death of Brown, an unarmed man who was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. (AP Photo/David Goldman) | ASSOCIATED PRESS

One organization is working to not only honor the achievements and legacy of the late Michael Brown, but to also help his younger siblings achieve what he didn’t have the chance to.

Brown, the unarmed black teen who was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, earlier this month, was a recent high school graduate. He was scheduled to start classes at Vatterott College on Aug. 11, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, but was killed two days prior. The Wisconsin Hope Lab — a program that researches ways to minimize barriers for students of all…

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Posted on 08/21/2014, in Michael Brown - Ferguson and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 9 Comments.

  1. A legacy, in his name. His life and his name are now icons of the fight that continues in 2014 for equality.

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  2. Leaning forward in the struggle. Education ,armor in the battle. May his siblings ..rise.

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  3. Trent Sawyer breaks it down, covering the pros and cons. Trent is himself and uses strong language, but he tells it like it is.

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  4. This is a wonderful way to honor Michael Brown. His life was sadly short but his death can be raised up and given meaning. Hugs, Barbara

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  5. yahtzeebutterfly

    Natalie Jackson @NatJackEsq
    Excited to discuss the Police State (city) of #Ferguson and #MikeBrown with the VERY SMART @JoyAnnReid Friday (today) at 2pm on @msnbc

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  6. yahtzeebutterfly

    Coco Pazzo @CocoPazzo
    #HandsUpSanford Prayer Vigil & National Unity 7.30 p.m. Monday 25 August
    https://www.facebook.com/events/525659320868990/525666670868255/?notif_t=like

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  7. yahtzeebutterfly

    ABC News @ABC · 16h
    Video shows Michael Brown graduating days before he was fatally shot by a police officer: http://abcn.ws/1tqjb45

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