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Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “LIVE: Funeral for Andrew Brown Jr. Held in Elizabeth City, North Carolina” – below is their description.
A funeral is underway for Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man shot and killed by deputies in North Carolina.
Brown’s sons spoke at the Monday service. Jha’rod Ferebee said his dad was his best friend.
Attorneys for the family called for justice at the outset of the service.
The invitation-only service in a church in Elizabeth City follows public viewings a day earlier.
The Rev. Al Sharpton will deliver the eulogy, and other speakers include civil rights attorney Ben Crump and the Rev. William Barber II, who leads the Poor People’s campaign.
The 42-year-old Brown was shot and killed on April 21 by deputies attempting to serve drug-related search and arrest warrants.
His death sparked days of protests in the city in rural northeastern North Carolina.Bloomberg Quicktake: Now YouTube Channel
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