Jay-Z sends jet to fly Ahmaud Arbery's lawyers to Georgia hearing for his accused killers

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S. Lee Merritt of Philadelphia's Merritt Law Firm credited the music superstar and activist with helping them get to Brunswick, Georgia, Thursday for a probable-cause hearing for the three men charged in Ahmaud Arbery's death.

, saying he and Merritt had been frustrated in their efforts to find transportation to the hearing early Thursday morning.

"Court hearing in Brunswick, Georgia this morning. No flights to take us there last night. @leemerrittesq and I spent hours trying to find flights or cars. At 1 am we started losing hope till we got a call from Jay Z’s people at Roc Nation who chartered a flight for us to attend this hearing with the family of Ahmaud Arbery," he wrote. Thankful for their support."Jay-Z did not have any comment on the matter, according to a representative contacted by USA TODAY.

Jay-Z also has been active in efforts to remember George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who died on Memorial Day after a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes. His philanthropic arm, Team ROC, partnered with families who have lost sons to police violence and fellow activists to take out aThe ad quotes a passage from a speech made by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma, Alabama in 1965.

 

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now is that jay z , a black 'preacher' on crack backed by a hollywood goldberg or the most learn-ed black preacher , obviously almost from birth , i have EVER had the good fortune to hear speak in public and cross paths with

Maybe he wants to finance the repair of all the shop owners that were burglarized and burned down in Santa Monica, I'm sure some of them were Adrican American - we know he isn't interested in helping any other race

Awesome

Meritt is not part of the prosecution - does Jay Z know that?

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Here we go. Bootlick entertainers trying to shoehorn their way into this Black grassroots movement. Isn't this the same guy who said we've moved beyond Colin Kaepernick? Shawn Corey Carter go back to the Hamptons. This movement doesn't need or want you. OffCode FBA B1

God bless him

Its called PR for being in bed with the NFL against Kaepernick 😠

That’s the way Jay!

What races were the four officers? Was Floyd just walking down the street when he was assaulted by police? Catch me up please

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