NATIONAL MOMENT OF SILENCE
NEW AT TEN, WE STOPPED BY THE MADISON EVENT.
NEWS THREE'S MATTHEW SIMON.
SHARES WHAT WAS ON THE MINDS OF MADISONIANS.
YOU COULD REALLY FEEL THE ANGER RESONATING WITH THIS
PEACEFUL MADISON CROWD OUTSIDE THE CITY COUNTY BUILDING
BUT THE MOST PROFOUND MOMENT APPEARED TO COME WHEN
THE NEARLY 100 FOLKS ATTENDING THIS VIGIL STOPPED
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We will do that for one min.
in honor of Michael Brown.
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AT ...FOR ONE MINUTE.
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Sound of silence
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MORE THAN 100 MADISONIANS SAT DOWN SILENTLY.
ALMOST AS IF THEY WERE EACH, PERSONALLY REACHING UP
TO TOUCH MICHAEL BROWN.
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This is one area where we do agree upon.
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FROM A POLICY-SCI MAJOR...TO POLITICIANS..
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There's something wrong inside about that.
There's something deeply wrong inside about that.
As a community we need to be outraged.
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LOUIS' FORMER NAACP VICE PRESIDENT.
NOW DANE COUNTY BOYS & GIRLS CLUB C-E-O MICHAEL JOHNSON
SHARED A SEEMINGLY HEARTBROKEN CROWD'S ANGER.
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This is not just happening in Ferguson.
This is happening in communities all across the united
And that can not continue to happen.
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1947 so me sitting back here or someone sitting back
there being critical we've got to be careful of that
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WHILE FORMER MADISON POLICE CHIEF NOBLE WRAY'S WAITING
FOR ALL THE CASE'S FACTS TO COME OUT...HE SAYS RIGHT
NOW THERE'S AN IMPORTANT TAKEAWAY
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The incident occurred less than one week ago.
But the seeds were planted before then.
Those seeds that were planted is you've got to have
those relationships in the community.
cover You've got to be there before there's a tragedy
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A FAMILY TRAGEDY...THIS CROWD'S DEEPLY CONNECTED TO.
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The family has reached out and asked if they would
help with expenses to bury him.
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OPENING UP THEIR WALLETS....AND COLLECTIVELY DONATING
TO HELP THE 18-YEAR OLD THEY NEVER KNEW, BUT THAT'S
FOREVER TOUCHED THEM, HAVE A PROPER FUNERAL
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Sound of vigil crowd
JOHNSON WILL BE TRAVELING SATURDAY TO SAINT LOUIS
AND PERSONALLY PRESENT THE MONEY TO THE LOCAL URBAN
LEAGUE - WHO'S HELPING THE FAMILY WITH FUNERAL EXPENSES.
HE'LL THEN TALK TO A LOCAL CHURCH ON SUNDAY.