This "Mother of the Movement" will ensure that Black lives matter in her St. Louis suburb.

Lezley McSpadden, the mother of Michael Brown who was shot and killed by police in August of 2014, has announced that she will be running for Ferguson City Council according to The Root. After her son’s death, McSpadden threw herself into law enforcement reform having received her high school diploma, written a book, campaigned all over […]

Michael Brown‘s parents have very quietly settled a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the city of Ferguson, Missouri for a reported $3 million. The lawsuit has apparently flown under the radar but has not been settled in the Brown’s favor. reports:  A federal judge on Tuesday approved a secret civil settlement of the wrongful-death […]

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Three years after her son's death, Lezley McSpadden earned her high-school diploma to honor her son's legacy.

As the women left the stage, the arena erupted in a "Black Lives Matter!" chant.

Philando Castile. Alton Sterling. Michael Brown. Trayvon Martin. Freddie Gray.Tamir Rice. John Crawford. These names have become etched in our collective consciousness as the victims of murder, whether their executioners have been brought to justice or not. Whether killed by police or overzealous night watchmen, these young Black men have paid with their lives for […]

  Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Michael Brown‘s mother Lezley McSpadden and author Lyah Beth LeFlore. The two talk about Tell The Truth & Shame The Devil, Lesley’s book that tells the story of the life, legacy and love of her son who was brutally murdered in Ferguson, Missouri. “We wanted to make […]