Harris praat met Jacob Blake tydens die eerste solo-reis as die Demokratiese VP-benoemde

Milwaukee Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris spoke with Jacob Blake, die 29-jarige Swartman wat verlede maand sewe keer deur die polisie in die rug geskiet is, while meeting with his family and legal team in Wisconsin on Monday.

“ek bedoel, they’re an incredible family. And what they’ve endured, and they just do it with such dignity and grace. En jy weet, they’re carrying the weight of a lot of voices on their shoulders,” the senator from California told reporters during a tour of an International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers training facility in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.
Harris met the family on her first solo and in-person campaign trip as the vice presidential nominee. Demokratiese presidentskandidaat Joe Biden met the Blake family and spoke with Blake last week during his own trip to Wisconsin.
The senator said her message to the family was about expressing concern for theirwell-being and of course for their brother and son’s well-being. Let them know that they have support.
    Blake joined the hourlong meeting by phone, Benjamin Crump, the family’s lawyer, in 'n verklaring gesê.
    Crump said Harris had spoken with each family member about howthey were handling the trauma and urged them to take care of their physical and mental health.
    In a moving moment, Jacob Jr. told Sen. Harris that he was proud of her, and the senator told Jacob she was also proud of him and how he is working through his pain,” hy het gesê.
      Harris encouraged the family to continue usingtheir voices even through their pain to help America make progress to end systemic racism,” Crump gesê.
      Later Monday, Harris will hold a roundtable with Black Milwaukee business owners to discuss advancing racial equity in the country’s economic recovery, according to an advisory from the Biden-Harris campaign.




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