The father of Michael Brown Jr is asking protestors in Ferguson to cancel their demonstrations today to honor his son as he's being laid to rest. Michael Brown Sr. spoke to a crowd on Sunday at the Better Family Life's Peacefest in Forest Park.
The Reverend Al Sharpton, who is expected to deliver the eulogy, also is in support of a day of silence. Brown's funeral will be held at 10 a.m. at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. The White House is sending three officials to the ceremony.
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