My Message to Michael Brown’s Mom

My Message to Michael Brown’s Mom

Your son’s life did matter.


The St. Louis County grand jury that declined to indict Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown failed miserably to uphold justice last week. But as Melissa Harris-Perry says in her heartfelt message to Lesley McSpadden, Brown’s mother, “I want you to know, your son’s life did matter. No decision by any jury, anywhere, can ever change that truth.”
—N’Kosi Oates  

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