On today’s show Sharpton attended the funeral of Michael Brown, the unarmed teen who was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Thousands attended the very emotional service at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. As Brown’s family laid him to rest today, Sharpton delivered a moving eulogy that included a call for action to change the way police treat Black suspects.”All of us are required to respond this. All of us most solve this,” Sharpton asserted. Listen to the eulogy below and tell us what you think of Sharpton’s speech. Log onto http://www.waok.com to live stream the Keeping It Real w/ Al Sharpton Show or call Al live @ 877 532-5797 and join the conversation.
ST LOUIS, MO - AUGUST 25: Family members arrive at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church for the funeral of Michael Brown on August 25, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. Michael Brown, an 18 year-old unarmed teenager, was shot and killed by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the nearby town of Ferguson, Missouri on August 9. His death caused several days of violent protests along with rioting and looting in Ferguson. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)File photo of a Michael Brown pin. (Photo Credit: Scott Olson via Getty Images)