Members of the hip-hop community paid their respects to Michael Brown on the one-year anniversary of his death in Ferguson, Mo., on Sunday, Aug. 9.
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Artists like Common, Questlove, Big Bio and many others took to Twitter on Sunday to remember 18-year-old Brown, who was fatally shot by Ferguson officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, 2014.
“A year ago #MikeBrown’s life was taken for no reason good enough,” Common wrote on the social media site. “Now we fight to change America in his honor.”
Read more tributes to Brown and Ferguson in the tweets below.
A year ago #MikeBrown ‘s life was taken for no reason good enough. … Now we fight to change America in his honor. In memory of
— COMMON (@common) August 9, 2015
#FergusonTaughtMe everything is just fine………right?
— Questlove Gomez (@questlove) August 9, 2015
1 year anniversary of the death of #Mike down RT @deray: Moment of Silence. #MikeBrown https://t.co/xWo3oGWFt3
— Big Boi (@BigBoi) August 9, 2015
Let’s show the #Ferguson community that we stand with them! Send your message of solidarity + love using #DearFerguson!
— Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH) August 9, 2015
#mikebrown #neverforget FUBAR tonight
— Bun B (@BunBTrillOG) August 9, 2015
RT @esquire: Michael Brown was killed exactly 1 yr ago today. This is his father’s story: http://t.co/ZKohJJY47I pic.twitter.com/YROzMiFR2f
— Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) August 9, 2015
Police Officers do not have the right to kill someone, “Guilty” or “Innocent”.
— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) August 9, 2015