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The scene during the funeral of Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man fatally shot by deputies in North Carolina

Mourners gathered for an invitation-only funeral for Andrew Brown Jr., the 42-year-old Black man killed April 21 by police in Elizabeth City, N.C.

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Flowers at Fountain of Life Church in Elizabeth City.

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Gerry Broome/AP

Flowers arrive ahead of the funeral.

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Gerry Broome/AP

Brown's son Khalil Ferebee, center, walks with the Rev. Al Sharpton.

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Jonathan Drake/Reuters

Pallbearers carry Brown's casket to a horse-drawn carriage before his funeral service.

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Brown's casket is placed in the carriage before the service in Elizabeth City.

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images

A young family member before the start of the funeral procession.

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Jonathan Drake/Reuters

Two mourners wear shirts and masks depicting Andrew Brown Jr.

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Jonathan Drake/Reuters

Family and friends follow the carriage carrying Brown's casket to his funeral service.

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images

A person waves as the carriage passes.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

Family and friends surround the hearse.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

Mourners pray as they stand around the hearse.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

Mourners bow their heads in prayer.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

People attend the funeral service as the casket is removed from the hearse.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

Rev. William J. Barber II, left, and Rev. Al Sharpton fist bump during the funeral service.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

People arrive for the funeral.

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Gerry Broome/AP

Brown's casket is placed in the church.

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Gerry Broome/AP

A woman holds a program at Fountain of Life Church.

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Gerry Broome/AP

Mourners attend the funeral.

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Gerry Broome/AP

Bridgett Floyd, right, hugs a family member.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

A family member is consoled during the funeral service.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

A man attending the funeral service prays.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

A choir performs during the funeral service.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post

Jha’rod Ferebee, left, and his brother Khalil Ferebee speak.

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Joshua Lott/The Washington Post