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Slain Missouri teen remembered with calls for peace, justice

Aug 25, 2014    

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Family and supporters on Monday celebrated the life of Michael Brown, a black teenager slain by police in Ferguson, Missouri, with a music-filled, foot-stomping funeral service and messages to remember him not with violence but with peace.Brown's body lay at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in a black and gold casket, topped with the St. Louis Cardinals baseball cap he was wearing when he was killed on Aug. 9 in Ferguson.Thousands of people filled the modern red-brick church and gathered outside on Dr. Martin Luther King Drive in St. Louis for the exuberant s...

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