The funeral of Taut Wright, a young African American who was recently killed by a police officer at Brooklyn Center (Minneapolis, USA), became a defender. Call for police reform At the national level.
Preaching manager, Rev. Al Sharpton, a famous American civil rights defender, predicted that the deaths of Wright and George Floyd were at the hands of the police in Minnesota. “They will bring about a national change.”
Sharpton said: “On behalf of Daunte, we will pass the George Floyd Police Justice Act as a federal law.” 600 people According to what the organization told Efe, they filled a church near the place where the two people were killed.
Wright, 20, died in the shooting of Agent Kim Potter on April 11. According to official accounts, He got his stun gun by mistake, Also known as Taser, it carries a gun during traffic control.
Sharpton also added other voices to his call, such as the voice of the U.S. Senator from Minnesota. Amy Klobuchar And family lawyer Ben Crump.
Kremp also represented Floyd’s relatives in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin and was found guilty by a jury this week on three counts Murder and manslaughter.
“It is time for Washington, DC to make progress on necessary police reforms and pass the George Floyd Police Justice Act. We must make the police more accountable”, Klobuchar, who was sitting next to Minnesota Governor Tim Walz at the funeral, said.
The political leaders who attended Wright’s funeral believed that the United States should change the training of officers and police standards, including No strangling technique During the arrest.
In the past, Crump made the whole audience hooked “Daunte Wright’s life is important”, Explain the motto of the term “Black Lives Matter” (Black Lives Matter).
Crump cited other brutal police cases against African Americans, such as the Floyd case. Rodney King, Assaulted by military officers in Los Angeles in 1991; ÿ Oscar Grant, He died in 2009 due to a “mistake” by the police.
The lawyer recalled these events in front of Freud’s family, Grant’s parents and boyfriend. Breonna Taylor, A black woman who was also a victim of police violence last year attended a ceremony to commemorate Wright.
To this end, the safety of the funeral is responsible for the self-defense organization of the long-established black American community in the United States. Panther (Black Panther), not the police.
During the funeral, attention was focused on Wright’s parents, Katie and Audrey, who pointed out: There is no word to “describe” the pain they feel immediately.
Mother Katie said in tears that her son should bury her, not the other way around. “I never thought I would be here, My son should have buried me”, The woman said that she broke in pain, while her husband hugged her tightly.
The death of your child has Tensions in Minneapolis have increased, As a result of the trial of Chauvin for the death of Floyd, these people have surfaced and were recorded in a video last year that traveled the world and triggered violence and violence against police. Historic protests of racism.