• Rashad Arman Timmons

Ferguson Rises: Black Grief, Insurgent Memory, and the Politics of Transformation

BSC Fellow Rashad Arman Timmons engages Michael Brown Sr. and Cal Brown in conversation about their continued fight to keep the memory and legacy of Michael Brown Jr. alive. The discussion considers the enduring significance of Ferguson in the nation’s racial landscape and ponders Black grief as a resource for social transformation. This event offers the opportunity to dialogue with the Brown family and think collaboratively about how to build a world free of racial violence.


Rashad Arman Timmons, Abolition Democracy Dissertation Fellow, Black Studies Collaboratory and PhD Candidate African American Studies, UC Berkeley

Michael Brown Sr., Father of Michael Brown Jr. and Founder, The Michael Brown Foundation/Chosen For Change

Cal Brown, Stepmother of Michael Brown Jr. and Co-Founder, The Michael Brown Foundation/Chosen For Change