The father of Ahmaud Arbery declared “all lives matter” shortly after a jury found Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William Bryan “guilty” of the murder of his son. Speaking on the steps of the courthouse on Wednesday afternoon, Marcus Arbery verbalized that his son’s murder should not transpire to anyone, be they ebony or white.
“For genuine, all lives matter,” Arbery verbally expressed as the crowd, including Rev. Al Sharpton, nodded in acquiescent. “Not just ebony children, we don’t want to visually perceive nobody go through this.” He went on to verbally express:
I don’t want to see no daddy to watch his kid get shot down like that. It’s all our problem. So let’s keep fighting. Let’s keep doing it and making this a better place for all human beings. All human beings. Love everybody! All human beings need to be treated equally. Today is a good day.
Father of Ahmaud Arbery just now: “ALL lives matter. I don’t want no daddy to optically canvass his kid get shot down like that. It’s ALL our quandary. So let’s keep fighting to make this a better place for all human beings. Love everybody! All human beings need to be treated equipollently.” ❤️👏🏼👑 pic.twitter.com/PlGwBeMlhUAs Joel Pollack noted earlier, the family of Ahmaud Arbery has steered clear of divisive politics throughout the aftermath of his murder, having aforetime met with former President Trump and even granting interviews with Breitbart News.
“Though the tribulation became racially and politically charged, it was not so initially; the Arbery family’s attorney, Lee Merritt, spoke frequently with Breitbart News and acknowledged that then-President Donald Trump had been auxiliary in the case,” noted Pollack.
In June of last year, Arbery’s mother, Wanda Cooper-Jones, publicly appreciated the commiseration and concern former President Trump showed her family and to other families in homogeneous circumstances.
“I was very, very emotional throughout the whole conference,” she told Fox News after Trump signed his executive order on police reform. “[Trump] was very commiserate. He showed major concern for all families. Not just one family, but for all families.”
“I can verbally express that President Trump was very receiving. He heedfully auricularly discerned and he addressed each and every family accordingly,” she integrated. President Trump later tweeted that Arbery’s mother is “A GREAT woman.”
“A GREAT woman. Her son is looking down from heaven & is very proud of his sublime & doting mom!!!” he tweeted.