Michael Brown Sr. as told to Bakari Kitwana

Michael Brown Jr. A drawing of a Black boy wearing headphones on a brown background

Missing Mike-Mike: Michael Brown Sr. Reflects on the 5 Years Since His Son Became a Political Symbol

Before Michael Brown Jr. became an international symbol of racialized police violence, he was an 18-year-old who cracked jokes, made¬†music and planned for his future. Here, a deeply personal reflection by his dad on the fifth anniversary of his killing.