Ahmaud Arbery: Jay-Z Pens Open Letter To Georgia Officials

Published: Sunday 10th May 2020 by David

If not for the work of social justice warriors, the men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery would still be free men.

Today, Jay-Z is using his voice to ensure that justice is delivered to the suspects by penning an open letter to Georgia officials.

The rapper teamed up with a number of Roc Nation artists to deliver this message…

 

By now, we’ve all seen the crime’s disturbing video, so the facts here are not in doubt: He was unarmed and innocent and the victim of a hate crime. Which is why we call upon you today, as official leaders of the Great State of Georgia, and with the entire world watching, to ensure that a fair trial is conducted, as that can only lead to the appropriate felony convictions of both McMichaels. We also implore you to charge William Bryan as an armed accomplice to the crime.

William Bryan is the man who filmed the slaying.

The letter adds…

We truly appreciate that you have arrested and charged these men with Ahmaud’s murder, and are hopeful that a trial and conviction will show that, in the state that gave us Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and has been the site of the best and worst of the Civil Rights movement, Dr. King’s words do ring true: ‘The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.'”

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  1. Cocoa+Curious May 10, 2020

    Jigga.thats my mf niqqa dawg ♥️✊🏾

    • Ugghh May 10, 2020

      “We truly appreciate that you have arrested and charged these men with Ahmaud’s murder.”

      Say “I” not “we.” You don’t speak for all. This hate crime happened in February and these men are just now getting arrested for their crime, not because the video is new evidence; the Georgia police seen this video months ago. They are getting arrested because the video has made traction and has brought a light to the state of the Georgia officials and police force at the height of an election year.

      I don’t “appreciate” that they finally arrested these men. Congrats you did your fûcking job when someone had to leak a video in order for you to do it.

      Instead of asking for a fair trial. Ask for the removal of government officials and Georgia police chief and police officers so not only can Ahmaud have a fair trial, but so shît like this can’t be over looked again!

      Jay Z your plea letter is elementary status at best, but you’ll get a pat on the back from the black community because you gave “acknowledgement”

      • Cocoa+Curious May 10, 2020

        please (and i mean this wholeheartedly) fckOFF!! lmaoo ppl will find anything to moan about🤯

      • Detruth May 10, 2020

        Tbh you are right. Jay came from a good place but we have to start removing ppl from positions if we aren’t going to just get violent ourselves.

    • Fancy BISH May 10, 2020

      @Cocoa, I agree 1000% with you ❤️ 👊🏽

  2. tyty May 10, 2020

    Great sentiment but if nothing else this justice has shown is that the justice system as yet proven to be corrupt and rampant with racism. The recruiting requirements for police officers, commissioners etc…. The whole district attorney office needs to be revamped a lot of people need to be getting fired. Black people need to turn up to these local elections yall need to know who is being elected as DA. It’s not just about trump it’s about rooting out corrupt mayors, governors etc…

  3. I Hate Blllacck n Whyyyte bitchezz May 10, 2020

    Civil rights leaders end up killed, just FYI Jay. We love you. Peace.

  4. DC3 FOREVER May 10, 2020

    Love Jay Z and love that he is and has always been unapologetically forcing the hand of the justice system! Keep it up HOV

    • Fancy BISH May 10, 2020

      Yes! ✅ 💯

  5. Truth May 10, 2020

    F*** a letter… kill the racist bastards and everyone associated with them and this crime.. why we always got to take the high road… I’m sick and tired of this…

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