As you know, Michael Brown Jr., the son of Lezley McSpadden was gunned down by a police officer in 2014. As the world watched on social media, the lifeless unarmed young man, laid in the streets for 4 hours. Ms.McSpadden took on all the trials and tribulation that a parent couldn’t imagine for the demand of justice for her son Michael Brown Jr.
The “Mother of The Movement” decided she wasn’t just sitting back and watching the unjust of the justice system keep her quiet. According to TV One; Ms.McSpadden was speaking on a panel at Harvard University where she announced her future endeavors. Saying, “We have to get behind people who look like us and get them in these elected seats so that they can really do what’s right by the community,” she said. “I’m going to start with me by running for Ferguson city council, and hopefully I can elevate.”
Ms.Spadden has truly set an example that, failure is the option that you allow for yourself, again her leading by example and earning her diploma from Jennings High School in May of 2017.
Check out her below as she announced her decision:
Michael Brown Jr’s Mother Is Running For Ferguson City Council was originally published on oldschool955.hellobeautiful.com