Dannielle Brown: March 11, 1971-Justice

On July 3, 2020, Dannielle Brown came to Pittsburgh on a mission. She would launch a hunger strike until someone at Duquense University found out what happened to her son on October 4, 2018. That’s the night her son went out a Brottier Hall dorm room window and plummeted 16 floors to his death.  On Thursday Aug. 6, 2020, friends and supporters held a funeral service in her memory.  She’s not dead, in fact she gave her own eulogy. But she wanted to make it painstakingly clear how far she was will

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Dannielle Brown’s Journey for Justice

Dannielle Brown and members of the community join in a prayer circle at Freedom Corner in the Hill District.
On July 4, 2020, Dannielle Brown came to Pittsburgh from her home in Washington DC with a white rocking chair, photographs of her son Marquis Jaylen Brown, and a mother’s resolve to find out why her son fell 16 floors to his death at his dorm room at Duquesne University.She began a hunger strike and vowed to remain on it until an independent investigation into her son’s death was ordered.

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