The bishop says he feels confident in the prosecution’s case, but he — along with the hundreds of protesters who were downtown — isn’t assuming anything. Rev. Jesse Jackson was also there to share his thoughts on a verdict.
Jesse Jackson greets a child in downtown Minneapolis (credit: CBS)
“Even if we win, it’s a relief, not victory,” Jackson said. “They’re still killing our people.”
Jackson also urged for peace.
“We’re nonviolent not because we’re scared, but because we’re wise,” he said.
Britton understands businesses being concerned about an acquittal, but he also believes Chauvin deserves to be guilty.
“I just know people are already boarding up and doing this and that, when there shouldn’t be like any cause to like feel anxious about the looting,” Britton said.