Urban League Exhibit Honors Michael Brown
Gone but not forgotten, August 9th marks the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown’s death, and he is being honored with a public exhibit of things that were close to heart in an effort to humanize the slain teen.
Brown’s graduation gown, an Arnold Palmer drink can, a bag of Skittles and a Cardinals’ scarf is just some of the items his family wants the world to see at the “As I See You: A Tribute to Mike Brown Jr.” exhibit at the Urban League Ferguson Community Empowerment Center (St. Louis, MO).
The public display opens August 9th in Ferguson to the public through Sunday. It is a recreation of Brown’s bedroom on August 9, 2014, the day he was fatally shot by Officer Darren Wilson.
Just like in previous years, a makeshift memorial with flowers, balloons and a teddy bear will be on display near the Canfield Green Apartments, the place where the 18-year-old Brown died, The St. Louis Dispatch reports.
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