Biden urges all Americans to reject ‘poison’ of white supremacy after Buffalo mass shooting

Joe Biden has called on all Americans to reject the “poison” of white supremacy following a “racially-motivated” mass shooting at a US supermarket.

The US president and the first lady have paid their respects at a makeshift memorial after the deadly attack in and around the store in the city of Buffalo in New York state.

Mr Biden and his wife Jill met families of the 10 victims who were all black, as well as first responders and local officials.

The couple laid a bouquet of flowers at the memorial of blossoms, candles and messages of condolence, outside the Tops store.

Three other people were injured in last Saturday’s massacre, which police say was “racially motivated”.

In a speech in Buffalo, Mr Biden condemned the “poison” of white supremacy, saying: “In America, evil will not win, I promise you. Hate will not prevail, white supremacy will not have the last word.”

He added: “Now is the time for the people of all races, from every background, to speak up as a majority in America and reject white supremacy.”

Read More

Sky News Rating

Share this:

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: