Smith's social media history indicates that he regularly engaged with issues of racial injustice. One photo on social media shows Smith posing with civil rights attorney Ben Crump.
The U.S. Marshal Service said it was attempting to arrest the suspect, wanted on a state arrest warrant, on gun charges.
The city's police chief, who resigned after Wright's shooting, claimed Potter shot Wright by accident.
"[T]he very laws that are supposed to protect us are being used to kill us," the attorney said.
Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man, was killed in February 2020 by three close-range shotgun blasts in Brunswick, Georgia.
Brown was fatally shot outside his home in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, last Wednesday by deputies who obtained a search warrant after investigators allegedly recorded him selling small amounts of cocaine and methamphetamine to an informant.
The family had been watching TV for the decision along with the family's lawyer, civil rights attorney Ben Crump.
"Justice would bring our son home to us," Katie Wright said.
"This white man was resisting arrest, BEATING A COP with his own baton, and driving away in their police car," Ben Crump said.
The families came together following the Sunday shooting of Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, who was shot and killed by police during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.
"Peaceful protest? Understandable," the president said.
The civil rights attorney, who represents the Floyd family, spoke after 20-year-old Daunte Wright was fatally shot by police in Brooklyn Center during a traffic stop.
Crowell is suing the supermarket chain for $50,000 in damages after she was arrested, tased and accused of shoplifting food she purchased last year.
Chauvin's trial is set to begin on March 29, with jury selection scheduled for next Monday.
"Andre Hill's death is another tragic example of the tendency of police to view Black people as criminal or dangerous," civil rights attorney Ben Crump said.
"Derek Chauvin's release on bond is a painful reminder to George Floyd's family that we are still far from achieving justice for George," the attorney said.
The video was shared on Twitter by civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who said it showed racism is "a worldwide pandemic."
Attorney Patrick Salvi said that the civil lawsuit against the Kenosha Police Department would "hold the wrongdoers accountable" in the Sunday shooting of Jacob Blake.
Prominent civil rights attorney Ben Crump has been retained by the family of Jacob Blake, who is fighting for his life after being shot in the back by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Attorney Ben Crump said he planned to pursue hate crime charges in Na'kia Crawford's killing until he learned the alleged shooter is Black and therefore those charges would not apply.
"The United States of America has a long pattern and practice of depriving Black citizens of the fundamental human right to life," attorney Ben Crump said.
"No one has the right to pursue, attack and kill an unarmed, non-threatening individual. Ahmaud's voice will be heard," the petition says.