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Civil Rights Leader Rev. Al Sharpton to Deliver Eulogy for White Unarmed Arkansas Teenager Killed by Law Enforcement; Family Attorney Ben Crump to Deliver Remarks

Jul 03, 2021

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Civil Rights Leader Rev. Al Sharpton to Deliver Eulogy for White Unarmed Arkansas Teenager Killed by Law Enforcement; Family Attorney Ben Crump to Deliver Remarks

Case Crosses Racial Lines Amplifying the Need for Criminal Justice Reform and an End to Police Brutality

ARKANSAS – Civil Rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton, President of National Action Network (NAN), will deliver the eulogy of Hunter Brittain, the white unarmed teenager that was killed in Arkansas by law enforcement. The family of Hunter Brittain and civil rights attorney Ben Crump will deliver special remarks and reflections on Tuesday, July 6th . The family of Hunter Brittain requested civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton deliver the eulogy to highlight the need for inter-racial support against police brutality in America.

Hunter Brittain was a 17-year-old boy shot and killed during a traffic stop by Lonoke County Deputy Michael Davis in the early morning hours of June 23rd. Arkansas State Police say the case is still open and active.

WHO:

Rev. Al Sharpton, President and Founder of National Action Network

Rebecca Payne, Grandmother of Hunter Brittain

Jesse Brittain, Uncle of Hunter Brittain

Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump

WHERE:

Beebe High School

1201 W Center St

Beebe, AR 72012

WHEN:

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

12:30 pm CT

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About National Action Network 

National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the Nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, criminal record, economic status, gender, gender expression, or sexuality.

For more information, visit https://nationalactionnetwork.net/