Ferguson: Beyonce Shares Statement From Michael Brown's Family

Michael Brown Sr. and Lesley McSpadden
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Michael Brown Sr. and Lesley McSpadden, the parents of slain teenager Michael Brown, attend a rally at Greater Grace Church on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. 

Beyonce has weighed in on the grand jury's decision, announced Monday night, to not indict Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.

Using her preferred method of communication with the masses, Instagram, the singer shared a photo of the statement from the Brown family, which reads, "We are profoundly disappointed that the killer of our child will not face the consequence of his actions. While we understand that many others share our pain, we ask that you channel your frustration in ways that will make a positive change. We need to work together to fix the system that allowed this to happen. Join with us in our campaign to ensure that every police officer working the streets in this country wears a body camera. We respectfully ask that you please keep your protests peaceful. Answering violence with violence is not the appropriate reaction. Let's not just make noise, let's make a difference. -The Brown Family"

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Fans of the singer will remember that Beyonce and husband Jay Z quietly marched in a NYC rally in July 2013 in remembrance of Trayvon Martin. 


Uma foto publicada por Beyoncé (@beyonce) em Nov 11, 2014 at 9:55 PST


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