Michael Brown

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Birthday
20, 1996
Birthplace
Ferguson, MO
Death Date
Aug 9, 2014 (18)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1996
Birthplace
Ferguson, MO
Death Date
Aug 9, 2014 (18)

About

African American teenager who was shot and killed by Missouri officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014. Brown's death at the hands of Wilson, who is white, sparked widespread protests and an FBI investigation.

Before Fame

Just a week before his death, he graduated from the alternative education program at Normandy High School in St. Louis, Missouri.

Trivia

At the time of his death, he was posting amateur rap videos online and was planning to study at a Midwestern career school called Vatterott College.

Family Life

He was born in Ferguson, Missouri, to Michael Brown, Sr. and Lesley McSpadden.

Associated With

He and graffiti artist Michael Stewart both died young as a result of their interactions with white police officers.