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Brown´s family receives
outpour of financial support

KSDK-TV [St Louis, MO], by Aja J. Williams

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 8/18/2014 10:18:27 AM

FERGUSON, Mo. – As the remains of Michael Brown have been turned over to his family, several have offered and raised funding to help with the funeral arrangements. More than 2,900 people have donated to the Michael Brown Memorial Fund, which was established by Benjamin Crump, family attorney for Brown´s parents, on GoFundMe. The account has raised more than $66,100 with a goal of $80,000. Several of those who have donated have contributed small amounts such as $10 and $15. The largest has been two $2,000 donations from an anonymous source and Joy Jackson. A police officer fatally shot the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 8/18/2014 10:22:15 AM     (No. 9970270)

Michael Brown. Trayvon Martin. Worth more dead than alive.

And personal injury lawyer Benjamin Crump raced there to be in place for the big lawsuit against every agency and individual he can name.

Crump need a guilty verdict but doesn´t give a damn about justice. He gets his big loot from civil lawsuits with big settlements.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird, 8/18/2014 10:24:40 AM     (No. 9970274)

PS. Michael Brown was an aspiring rapper - the lyrics in one of his raps said something like his mother "didn´t give a damn" about him.

He bunked with friends and sometimes visited grandma. He was another young rolling stone like Trayvon Martin, whose wastrel parents were busy living their (other) lives to pay much attention to him. I imagine grandma was the only one who showed much care and attention.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Daisymay, 8/18/2014 10:34:28 AM     (No. 9970298)

Most of that money will go to Crump. He´s not working for nothing! He is a Racist who is front and center at every Black Rally, hoping to gin up work! He made millions off of the Trayvon Martin fiasco!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: G-Tom, 8/18/2014 10:34:40 AM     (No. 9970299)

How much of the 80 G´s (goal) do Benjamin Crump get? Dat be whut we wants ta no.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Megrits, 8/18/2014 10:36:35 AM     (No. 9970303)

It´s time to start a fund for the officer. I doubt he´s getting paid.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: seamusm, 8/18/2014 10:41:18 AM     (No. 9970311)

While I am sorry this young mans life is ended, let´s reward his family for successfully raising yet another angry young black man.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SnowQueen, 8/18/2014 10:45:16 AM     (No. 9970318)

His parents cry on cue, but their crocodile tears are shaped like dollar signs. They´re only acting for the cameras.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: rubberneck, 8/18/2014 11:06:01 AM     (No. 9970345)

$80K? That won´t even buy a gold-plated Michael Jackson casket!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/18/2014 11:48:07 AM     (No. 9970406)

Benjamin Chump be pullin´ in da green.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: farmwife, 8/18/2014 12:16:52 PM     (No. 9970501)

Not working quite as well as Tryvon. They didn´t get his 12 year old picture out there fast enough, and their ´gentle giant´ mantra didn´t fly when the video of him roughing up the store clerk half his size came out.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: farmwife, 8/18/2014 12:17:08 PM     (No. 9970503)

Not working quite as well as Trayvon. They didn´t get his 12 year old picture out there fast enough, and their ´gentle giant´ mantra didn´t fly when the video of him roughing up the store clerk half his size came out.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: nerdowell, 8/18/2014 12:19:11 PM     (No. 9970507)

I can imagine Benjamin Chump enlisting Leslie McSpadden (mother Brown), Sybrina Fulton, Reverends Sharpton and Jesse J., and sundry Crips and Bloods to form a touring show-- a modern version of Buffalo Bill´s Wild West.
White men dressed in camo and black paramilitary gear could be the Sioux indians.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 8/18/2014 12:38:17 PM     (No. 9970540)

I bet some of that money will end up in a casino.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/18/2014 12:43:02 PM     (No. 9970552)

Dats de ticket, raise out of control youts and cash in when they go stupid and attack cops...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: grahamcracker, 8/18/2014 12:50:17 PM     (No. 9970568)

Ghetto lottery.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: marthaville, 8/18/2014 5:38:35 PM     (No. 9970900)

So what is the cut for Benjamin Crump and Darrell Parks? And how much does Rev. Al get? The major fundraising has not even begun yet.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/18/2014 11:33:45 PM     (No. 9971278)

Who is raising money for the cop in hiding or the convenience store owner ?

Disposable kids.

I have often wondered if there were policies on the toddlers drowning in pools or left to die in hot cars.

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