Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: Ahmaud Arbery

Ahmaud Arbery’s killers convicted of federal hate crime and kidnapping charges

“Although we welcome the jury’s verdict, the only acceptable outcome in this matter would have been Mr. Arbery returning safely to his loved ones two years ago."

All 3 men receive life sentences for murdering Ahmaud Arbery

Next month, all three men face a second trial on federal hate crime charges.

BLM co-founder Alicia Garza: Ahmaud Arbery should still be with us;...

“But what we saw was actually more of a milquetoast response, which is especially concerning in this political context of white nationalism and a rise in vigilantism.”

All 3 men found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery

“It’s been a long fight. It’s been a hard fight, but God is good… I never thought this day would come, but God is good, and I just want to tell everybody thank you, thank you for those who marched, those who prayed.”

White supremacy on trial: From Rittenhouse in Kenosha to killers of...

“What does justice even mean in a system that was established to strip Black people of their humanity and for the greater part of its history has never really held white people accountable for murdering Black people?”

Former DA indicted for mishandling investigation of Ahmaud Arbery’s death

“Our office is committed to ensuring those who are entrusted to serve are carrying out their duties ethically and honestly.”

Ex-cop and son charged with murdering unarmed jogger on video

“Ahmaud was killed three days before the anniversary of the 2012 killing of Trayvon Martin. Both incidents are a reminder that white supremacy has been a foundation for our country and leads repeatedly to the targeting and harming people of color, particularly African Americans.”

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