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Brown was just 18 years old when he was fatally shot by white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson after reportedly robbing a convenience store. The incident exposed racial tensions simmering beneath the surface of the city, where protests and civil unrest quickly erupted.
The project is under wraps, but will be based on the memoir of the same name and developed in the tone of Crash.
When Michael Brown was born, he was adored and doted on by his family, most of all by his sixteen-year-old mother. McSpadden never imagined that her son’s name would inspire chants of protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, or ignite a global conversation about the disparities in the American policing system.