Attorney of Michael Brown family speaks at NSU

WAVY/Larry Carney

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Attorneys who represented the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown will speak at Norfolk State University Friday evening, as part of a lecture series.

Benjamin Crump, Natalie Jackson and Daryl Parks have been at the forefront of two criminal justice cases that have riveted the United States. As part of NSU’s L.E.A.D. Speaker Series, they will give their insights on the cases and engage attendees in interactive discussions.

The event at NSU’s L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center is free and open to the public. It starts at 7 p.m.

Beforehand, at 5:30 p.m., Crump spoke to the media. WAVY News Liz Palka was there and asked questions about the recent arrest of NSU student London Colvin, during which Norfolk’s police chief said “unreasonable force” was used.

You can watch the 5:30 p.m. talk in the video player above.

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