The Brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., is helping the family of Michael Brown with their memorial and funeral services.
As a proud man of Alpha Phi Alpha I am happy to share that my fraternity has offered to pay the entire costs for the memorial and funeral services of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old teen who was shot to death by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on August 9.
Alpha Phi Alpha was not the only group who had an interest in helping the Brown family with their unexpected funeral costs. Politician Al Sharpton and Fashion Mogul Kimora Lee Simmons are among other notables who offered to pay the services, but Alpha decided to step up to the plate and requested that the expenses not be shared with any other person or organization.
Michael Brown’s services, under the direction of Austin A. Layne Mortuary, Inc., are incomplete at this time.
The news broke when Attorney Benjamin Crump shared the news on Twitter last night. Our thoughts and prayers goes out to Michael Brown’s family and the entire Fergusion community.