Ferguson, MO: Reverend Carlton Lee, Mike Brown Sr.’s Pastor, Dies at 34

HeadlineJun 16, 2017
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And the president of the National Action Network’s Ferguson, Missouri, chapter, Reverend Carlton Lee, has died at the age of 34. Lee was the pastor of Flood Christian Church in Ferguson. He was an outspoken activist for justice for Michael Brown, the unarmed African-American teenager who was killed by police in 2014, sparking an uprising in Ferguson. Lee received dozens of death threats for his activism. His church was also set on fire amid the protests over Brown’s death. Rev. Carlton Lee died Tuesday morning from a heart attack.

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