‘My mom’s life mattered’: Son of Black shooting victim urges Congress to act

By: - June 7, 2022 5:30 pm

Garnell Whitfield Jr. the son of 86-year-old Ruth Whitfield, who was killed during a mass shooting at Tops market, speaks during a news conference with attorney Benjamin Crump and members of his extended family by his side on May 16, 2022, in Buffalo, New York. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.