U.S. jury convicts three white men for murder of Ahmaud Arbery

Three white men were convicted of murder on Wednesday for chasing and shooting Ahmaud Arbery as the Black man ran through their neighborhood, with a Georgia jury rejecting a self-defense claim in a trial that once again probed America’s divisive issues of race and guns. The verdicts were delivered by the jury of one Black… Read More U.S. jury convicts three white men for murder of Ahmaud Arbery

U.S. prosecutors charge three white men with hate crimes over murder of Ahmaud Arbery

U.S. prosecutors charged three white men in Georgia on Wednesday with federal hate crimes and the attempted kidnapping of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man who died last year after they gunned him down while he was jogging through a suburban neighborhood. The Justice Department said that former police officer Gregory McMichael, 65, his son Travis… Read More U.S. prosecutors charge three white men with hate crimes over murder of Ahmaud Arbery

Three white men indicted with murder of black man in Georgia

Three white men arrested last month in the slaying of a Black man who was gunned down as he jogged through a suburban neighborhood in Georgia four months ago were indicted on Wednesday on murder and other charges. Video footage showing the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, 25, in the coastal southern Georgia town of Brunswick,… Read More Three white men indicted with murder of black man in Georgia

White man, son charged with murder for shooting unarmed black man in Georgia

A white former police officer and his son were arrested on Thursday in Georgia and charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black man, an incident that touched off a furor in the community and among civil rights activists nationwide. Gregory McMichael, 64, and his son Travis, 34, were taken into custody… Read More White man, son charged with murder for shooting unarmed black man in Georgia