At a press conference on Monday, the family of Rayshard Brooks expressed their devastation following his killing by an Atlanta police officer.
“I didn’t come here to talk to the media, I came to love on my people,” Brooks’ cousin told reporters. “But if you ask how this young black man was, look at your children when you see them laugh — that innocence, that joy, that pureness of soul — and you had a glimpse of what we lost, you’ll have a glimpse of what it feels like.”
“Because tomorrow we’re going to have to deal with it again,” he continued. “We’re going to have to bury him, we’re going to have to say, ‘We’ll miss you,’ and if we didn’t say we love you enough, we’ve got to apologize to him for not telling him that we loved him that much.”
The words appeared to be too much for family members who walked out of the press conference crying.
“I’m not sure what else America needs to see,” attorney L. Chris Stewart lamented after the family left the room. “Sadly, I’m probably going to be back here in a few months with another case.”
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Suspected Uber driver arrested for allegedly pointing gun at anti-Confederate protesters
A South Carolina man is facing charges after being accused of pointing a firearm at people demonstrating for the removal of Confederate-era symbols.
According to WIS, the incident occurred on Friday as demonstrators were marking the five year anniversary of the Confederate flag being removed from South Carolina's State House grounds in Columbia.
Protesters said that the man stopped his vehicle and argued with them. Before driving away, the man was said to have brandished a gun.
Trump leveled in brutal Never-Trumper Republican ad accusing him of turning US into a ‘banana republic’
In an ad released by Republicans Voter Against Trump, the president was accused of turning the U.S. into a "banana republic" after he commuted the sentence of Roger Stone who was convicted of multiple felonies.
Coming just hours after the president handed Stone a get-out-of-jail-card that kept him from turning himself into jail later this month, the dissident Republican group posted their new ad to Twitter which accused Stone of "lying under to oath" to protect Trump, while also noting that Stone was looking at three years in jail.
The ad also notes that a "criminal who lies to protect Trump goes free."
Mask-free UFC fighter punches and hurls racial slurs at older man for ‘touching’ him at restaurant
UFC fighter Mike Perry was seen on video punching an older man for allegedly touching him. Perry, who is white, can also be heard using the N-word multiple times.
According to ESPN, the incident occurred at Table 82 in Lubbock, Texas on Wednesday.
In a video shared on social media, Perry appears irate as he is ushered out of the restaurant.
Lubbock police officers who arrived on the scene declined to arrest Perry but said that an investigation into the incident is ongoing.