Death of George Floyd: Biden meeting of the responsible blacks in a church

Mort de George Floyd: Biden rencontre des responsables noirs dans une église

Wilmington | the democratic candidate for the White House Joe Biden has denounced Monday the presidency of Donald Trump and the problems of racism and inequality plaguing the United States, during a meeting with religious leaders and black political organized after the death of George Floyd.

“The bandage has been ripped off by this pandemic and this president,” he said, in reference to the coronavirus that kills disproportionately black patients in some regions of the United States, and about the billionaire republican on minorities.

“Nobody can pretend not to know what’s going on,” added the former vice-president of Barack Obama, who has sought to present to the convener during the meeting held at a church in his town of Wilmington, in Delaware.

“Hatred does that to hide. It does not disappear. And when someone in power to breath out the hate in the rocks, it comes out. The words of a president are important”, he continued. “They encourage people to get out the vitriol”.

Joe Biden, 77 years, contained a reference to the words of Donald Trump after the clashes in Charlottesville in August 2017 between militant white supremacist demonstrators and the anti-racist, when it was judged that there were “very good people” on both sides. A white supremacist was deliberately hit with his car a gathering of counter-demonstrators, killing a young woman.

During this meeting, Joe Biden announced that he would create a commission of control of the police in the first 100 days of his mandate if he won the presidential election of November 3, which oppose to Donald Trump.

Wearing a mask, taking notes after a prayer, Joe Biden had previously listened in silence for about an hour with each of the stakeholders, some very emotional, referring to the police violence and the death of George Floyd, a black man 46 years of age, not armed when he was killed last week by a police officer in Minneapolis.

Several have been urged to choose a colistière black, who would become the first vice-president, african-american, if he won in November. He repeated that “several candidates of african-american” were included in his list.

It was the first time that the former vice-president of Barack Obama participated in person at such a meeting in public since mid-march, when the pandemic of sars coronavirus has suddenly paralyzed the presidential campaign.

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