Rittenhouse, an Illinois resident, is charged with killing two people in Wisconsin after bringing a rifle to a protest.
Video journalist Richie McGinniss, who was with shooting victim Joseph Rosenbaum as he was dying, told HuffPost about the tragedy that unfolded that night.
"They’re an incredible family and what they’ve endured and they just do it with such dignity and grace," the Democratic vice presidential nominee told reporters.
The 29-year-old was shot in the back multiple times by a police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last month.
Rittenhouse is charged with two counts of murder for shooting two men during a protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Porche Bennet said she was supposed to read a list of demands from her organization, Black Lives Activists Kenosha, but she spoke from her heart instead.
The Democratic presidential nominee met with Blake's family in person during a trip to Kenosha that focused mainly on community healing.
The Democratic presidential nominee said he hoped to be a “positive influence” after a visit by Trump, who had been asked by local leaders to stay away.
The president also dismissed police brutality, acknowledging only that a few "bad apples" occasionally "choke" under pressure.
“Where is the president? Why isn’t he working on this?,” the former vice president asked ahead of his trip to Kenosha, Wisconsin.