Brittany Ferrell is a black civil rights activist from St. Louis, Missouri. Ferrell co-founded Millennial Activists United, a self-described "activist collective created by queer black women" from and around Ferguson, Missouri. Ferrell co-founded Millennial Activists United in light of the killing of Michael Brown, hoping to motivate youths to take a stand against racism and racial injustice. Millennial Activists United was founded in regards to the disproportionate number of women and LGBTQ individuals in leadership positions. Ferrell participates in rallies, attends city council meetings and uses social media to spread awareness.
In August 2015, Ferrell and Templeton were arrested after participating in a protest that blocked I-70. Ferrell was charged with felony property damage, trespass and peace disturbance. Templeton was charged with third-degree assault, trespassing on the interstate and peace disturbance.
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