Ahead of Andrew Brown Jr.’s Funeral, North Carolina Clergy Cry Out for Justice

Yonat Shimron of Religion News Service reports that prominent North Carolina clergy are speaking out after the death of Andrew Brown Jr. at the hands of police officers. Among the group is Rev. Jennifer Copeland, the executive director of the North Carolina Council of Churches. She said, “When it happens in your backyard you pay more attention to it and you get a little more involved in the different actions occurring.” The clergies’ demands include  releasing the body-cam footage of the incident and a relinquishment of the case to the state’s attorney general.

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