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At Michael Brown's Funeral, Calls For Justice

After two weeks of protests and civil unrest, thousands of people from around the country came together Monday to mourn the death of Michael Brown.
Posted at 7:17 PM, Aug 25, 2014

After two weeks of protests and civil unrest, thousands of people from Ferguson, Missouri, and around the country came together Monday to mourn the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old black teenager who was shot and killed by police earlier this month.

CNN"Michael also stated to the family that one day the world would know his name."

Reports say the church filled its 2,500 seats 30 minutes before the funeral even began, and by the end of the proceedings there were 2,000 more people in an overflow room a block away. (Video via CBS)  

Many people spoke during the funeral procession, but there was one central message from most who stepped to the podium: a call for justice in Brown's death.

NBC: "He was not three-fifths of a citizen! He was an American citizen and we will not accept three-fifths justice!"

MSNBC: "The value of this boy's life must be answered to by somebody! ... This is about justice, this is about fairness."

But it looks like the protestors and Michael Brown's family will have to wait for justice. So far, the investigation into the teen's killing is moving slowly.

Evidence from the investigation has been released to the public infrequently, and Darren Wilson, the officer who shot and killed Brown, has been neither indicted nor cleared of wrongdoing.

The St. Louis County grand jury began hearing evidence in the case against Wilson Wednesday. (Video via KTVI)