Crump is currently suing the city of Minneapolis, where Floyd was killed by police in custody on May 25.
The death of Floyd, an unarmed black man, sparked global outrage after video by a spectator showing a white policeman holding Floyd to the ground with a knee on his neck. Despite Floyd’s pleas that he couldn’t breathe, the officer did not remove his knee. Floyd became unresponsive moments later and was pronounced dead in hospital as a result of the incident.
Crump has won over 200 police brutality lawsuits, including those related to Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown.
Harris is one of many black women considered Biden’s vice president and has gained attention in recent days after it was reported that some Democratic members saw her as “too ambitious” and wanted her to be. apology for attacking Biden during a Democratic primary debate.
“The truth is Harris has unraveled broken systems and faced injustice since long before most people knew his name,” Crump said.
The civil rights attorney also addressed the issues Harris faced during his tenure as California attorney and attorney general. Progressives argued that she perpetuated racial inequalities as California’s best cop.
“Yet for anyone wondering if a attorney general may lead to justice reform, I say: check the record. I did it, ”Crump wrote, pointing to the programs she ran during her tenure.
Crump said Harris was well equipped to deal with the racial calculation that was sparked by Floyd’s death, which prompted ongoing protests across the country.
“I won’t analyze words: a second term for Trump really scares me,” Crump wrote. “I can’t help but imagine the onslaught of racism, corruption and injustice that we would all endure, with blacks still bearing an inordinate burden.