VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS ON AHMAUD ARBERY VERDICT: ‘WE FEEL THE WEIGHT OF GRIEF’
“As we speak, the jury rendered its verdicts and the three defendants have been discovered responsible of murdering Ahmaud Arbery,” Vice President Kamala Harris mentioned in a assertion.
“Nonetheless, we really feel the load of grief. Ahmaud Arbery must be alive, and nothing can take away the ache that his mom Wanda Cooper-Jones, his father Marcus Arbery, and your entire Arbery household and group really feel immediately. I share in that ache.”
“These verdicts ship an essential message, however the reality stays that we nonetheless have work to do,” Vice President Harris added.
“The protection counsel selected to set a tone that forged the attendance of ministers on the trial as intimidation and dehumanized a younger Black man with racist tropes. The jury arrived at its verdicts regardless of these ways.”
“Ahmaud Arbery was a son. He was a brother. He was a buddy. His life had which means,” she continued.
“We won’t neglect him. We honor him greatest by persevering with the battle for justice.”