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Michael Brown's parents come to Baltimore to help information initiative
Michael Brown's parents come to Baltimore to help information initiative

With the parents of Michael Brown in his congregation, the pastor of a North Baltimore AME church announced an initiative Sunday aimed at educating people about what they can and cannot do — and perhaps more importantly, should and should not do — when stopped by police. "We're bringing the whole community to arm them, not with weapons, but with information," said Jamal-Harrison Bryant, pastor of Empowerment Temple Church, "so that they'll know what to do when I'm stopped by a police officer; when I am accosted what can I say, and what are my rights." Bryant said his COPS initiative ("Conscious Operations during Police Stops"), set...

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