‘We thought that George Floyd represented that we were going to stop this unnecessary and unjustifiable killings of Black men,’ attorney Benjamin Crump said at the funeral of Andrew Brown, a Black man fatally shot by sheriff's deputies in North Carolina
Civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump who is representing the family of Andrew Brown, a Black man fatally shot by North Carolina sheriff's deputies, told mourners at Brown's funeral ‘it is up to us to make the plea for his constitutional rights’
benjamin crump'>Attorney Benjamin Crump says police reform talks with lawmakers and family of George Floyd and Eric Garner, among others, "got emotional at times" "It means more to these families than anybody else because that legislation will literally have the blood stain of their loved ones"
benjamin crump'>Atty Benjamin Crump on mtg w/senators on police reform: A lot of people are going to be working on this night and day..it has to be meaningful.
“We do not feel that we got transparency,'' Benjamin Crump said. "We only saw a snippet of the video. ... And they determined what was pertinent. Why couldn’t the family see all of the video?"
“If George Floyd was a White American citizen, nobody would be saying, ‘this is a hard case, this is a challenging case,’ they would have said, from day one... ‘bloody murder’ and they would expect for justice to be swift,” says Floyd family attorney Benjamin Crump.
Members of George Floyd's family, Rev. Al Sharpton and attorney Benjamin Crump took a knee for 8 minutes and 46 seconds outside the Minneapolis courthouse to represent the time Derek Chauvin was originally reported to have knelt on Floyd’s head and neck.
Documentarian @JoelSGilbert on Al Sharpton, Benjamin Crump & media enablers who engineered #TheTrayvonHoax & George Floyd & Ahmaud Arbery circuses: "The playbook is the same. The players are the same. They're doing the exact same thing & the media is running with it."
"When he acted out, the teacher called the police, who threatened him with jail and tried to put him in handcuffs," attorney Benjamin Crump said.
"When you consider that 73 civilians have been killed by police bullets since 2015 and 70 of those were African American men, this is a national epidemic." Benjamin Crump responds to the WH calling police shootings of black men a "local matter"