Delegation Of Grieving Mothers Tells Congress What It’s Like To Lose A Son due to Police Brutality & Excessive Force

On Wednesday, a group of nine African American women, called the Delegation of Grieving Mothers, went before the House Judiciary committee to discuss what it meant to lose their sons to violence at the hands of police.

Tressa Sherrod, mother of John Crawford; Wanda Johnson, mother of Oscar Grant; Valerie Bell, mother of Sean Bell and a number of other mothers who have experienced the impact of police brutality and the use excessive force were also in attendance.