Black Faith Leaders May Be Barred From Trial of Arbery Killers

Rev. Al Sharpton, Dr. Jamal Harrison Bryant and Attorney Benjamin Crump call for Faith Leaders to Rally in Brunswick Nov. 18th

Faith leaders Call for Prayer Vigil in Wake of Defense Attorney’s Efforts to Prohibit Black Pastors Attendance During Murder Trial

After a defense attorney demands Black pastors be barred from the murder trial where three white men are charged with the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, national faith leaders are calling for a prayer vigil outside the Glynn County courthouse on Thursday, Nov. 18, at 11 a.m. Rev. Al Sharpton, who previously joined Arbery’s parents during the court proceedings, will join Dr. Jamal Harrison Bryant and attorney Benjamin Crump a week after Kevin Gough, a defense attorney representing one of the three men charged in the murder case objected to “Black pastors” being present in the courtroom.

Sharpton, Bryant and Crump are urging other faith leaders and activists to join

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