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How one local reporter's instincts focused public attention on the Ahmaud Arbery case

The Ahmaud Arbery trial may not have happened without Larry Hobbs, a writer and reporter at The Brunswick News in Georgia.
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Opinion: I reported on Arbery's death. I finally exhaled last week.

When Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael and William Bryan Jr. were found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery on Wednesday, I felt like I could finally exhale.
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Opinion: I reported on Ahmaud Arbery's death. I finally exhaled last week

When Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael and William Bryan Jr. were found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery on Wednesday, I felt like I could finally exhale.
Tags: News, Stories, Ahmaud Arbery, William Bryan Jr, Travis McMichael Gregory McMichael


I reported on Ahmaud Arbery's death last year. I finally exhaled last week.

Like many Black people in this country, I had been waiting for the verdict with bated breath. That is part of the Black experience in America -- holding one's breath, hoping for justice and yet not expecting it, writes Nsenga Burton.
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Opinion: I reported on Ahmaud Arbery's death last year. I finally exhaled last week.

When Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael and William Bryan Jr. were found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery on Wednesday, I felt like I could finally exhale.
Tags: News, Stories, Ahmaud Arbery, William Bryan Jr, Travis McMichael Gregory McMichael


'We got justice': Ahmaud Arbery's mother delivered a special message on Thanksgiving Day

Ahmaud Arbery's mother woke up Thursday with a new, very important blessing on Thanksgiving Day.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Ahmaud Arbery's mother expresses gratitude Thanksgiving morning, saying, 'We finally got justice'

The mother of Ahmaud Arbery expressed gratitude Thanksgiving morning for the guilty verdicts of the three men who killed her son, calling the moment "bittersweet."
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Ahmaud Arbery's murder trial is one example in America's long history of dehumanizing Black people

• Opinion: It shouldn't have taken all this to convict Ahmaud Arbery's killers • What comes next after jury finds men guilty for Arbery's murder • Jurors deliberated between charges of malice murder and felony murder. Here's what that means
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What's next for Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael and William Bryan Jr. after Arbery murder trial

The family of Ahmaud Arbery reacted with joy and relief Wednesday after three White men were found guilty of charges relating to the 25-year-old Black man's murder following a trial seeped in issues such as race and the rights and limitations of self-defense.
Tags: News, Stories, Arbery, Ahmaud Arbery, William Bryan Jr, Travis McMichael Gregory McMichael


What comes next after jury finds men guilty for Arbery's murder

• Jurors deliberated between charges of malice murder and felony murder. Here's what that means • Opinion: It shouldn't have taken all this to convict Ahmaud Arbery's killers • Analysis: Demonizing Black victims is an old racist trope that didn't work for defense attorneys this time
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The three men face sentences of up to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing Ahmaud Arbery. Defense attorneys plan to appeal.

The family of Ahmaud Arbery reacted with joy and relief Wednesday after three White men were found guilty of charges relating to the 25-year-old Black man's murder following a trial seeped in issues such as race and the rights and limitations of self-defense.
Tags: News, Stories, Ahmaud Arbery, Ahmaud Arbery Defense


Guilty verdicts in trial over Ahmaud Arbery's murder were an answer to prayers, family says. Here's what comes next

The family of Ahmaud Arbery reacted with joy and relief Wednesday after three White men were found guilty of charges relating to the 25-year-old Black man's murder following a trial seeped in issues such as race and the rights and limitations of self-defense.
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Prosecutors were not concerned about jury's racial makeup

Prosecutors in the trial of three White men convicted in Ahmaud Arbery's killing were not concerned about the racial makeup of the jury, attorneys told CNN Wednesday.
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It shouldn't have taken all this to convict Ahmaud Arbery's killers

Issac Bailey writes that Wednesday's verdict on the Ahmaud Arbery murder trial brought a sense of relief while wondering how such things are still a problem in 21st century America. "These verdicts represent a real strike against systemic racism in our criminal legal system," he writes. However, "One good verdict can't undo systemic decades-deep problems. It would take thousands, maybe tens of thousands, of cases like the one that just concluded in Georgia to represent real change. But how likel...
Tags: America, Georgia, Cnn, Issac Bailey, Ahmaud Arbery


Opinion: It shouldn't have taken all this to convict Ahmaud Arbery's killers

Watching Judge Timothy Walmsley on Wednesday read the verdicts declaring Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael and William "Roddie" Bryan Jr. guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020 reminded me of how I felt the day openly bigoted Donald Trump was finally declared the loser of the 2020 presidential election. I exhaled while wondering how in the world we were still having to deal with such things in 21st century America and scared as hell that months or years from now I'd look back to wh...
Tags: News, America, Stories, Donald Trump, Ahmaud Arbery, Gregory McMichael Travis McMichael, Timothy Walmsley, William Roddie Bryan Jr


Prosecutors were not concerned about the racial makeup of the jury that found three White men guilty of killing Ahmaud Arbery

Prosecutors in the trial of three White men convicted in Ahmaud Arbery's killing were not concerned about the racial makeup of the jury, attorneys told CNN Wednesday.
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After the Ahmaud Arbery verdicts: A cheering father, a 'floored' defense attorney, a chanting crowd

The mood among Ahmaud Arbery's family and supporters was exuberant, while one defense attorney was simply "floored" by the jury's decision.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Prosecutors explain why they had faith in the jury despite its racial makeup

Prosecutors in the trial of three White men convicted in Ahmaud Arbery's killing were not concerned about the racial makeup of the jury, attorneys told CNN Wednesday.
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Prosecutors in the trial of Ahmaud Arbery's killers explain why they had faith in the jury despite its racial makeup

Linda Dunikoski said jurors were very smart, intelligent and honest.
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'Justice being served': Viola Davis, Kirstie Alley, more react to Ahmaud Arbery verdict

Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Emmanuel Acho and more are reacting to the guilty verdicts of three men convicted in the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Ahmaud Arbery, Viola Davis Octavia Spencer Emmanuel Acho, Viola Davis Kirstie Alley


Opinion: Jurors saw through the preposterous defense by Ahmaud Arbery's killers

As Americans digest the guilty verdicts in the case of the three men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery, we can look to the powerful video evidence and the stellar work of prosecutor Linda Dunikoski and her team in managing that evidence as significant factors in an outcome 180 degrees different from the verdict in George Zimmerman's killing of Trayvon Martin.
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Jurors saw through the preposterous defense by Ahmaud Arbery's killers

Prosecutors deftly gutted the defense's claims of reasonable fear by the defendants in Ahmaud Arbery's killing, says Areva Martin. She writes that the jury's just conclusion that Travis McMichael, George McMichael and William Bryan are guilty of murder -- historic as it is -- won't transform our criminal justice system or our nation.
Tags: Cnn, William Bryan, Areva Martin, Ahmaud Arbery, Travis McMichael George McMichael


Guilty verdicts in the trial of Ahmaud Arbery's killers met with relief and joy in Georgia and beyond

A jury Wednesday found three White men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man, guilty on multiple murder counts, as well as other charges.
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What Ahmaud Arbery's murder exposes about America

Ahmaud Arbery died in a 'modern-day lynching' - locals say the spectre of racism is always present.
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Travis And Greg McMichael, William ‘Roddie’ Bryan Guilty Of Murdering Ahmaud Arbery

The jury returned the verdict on Wednesday afternoon, finding all three white men who confronted Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man who was out for a jog, guilty of murder. Travis McMichael, who shot Ahmaud Arbery, was found guilty on all counts, including malice murder. His father, Greg McMichael, and neighbor William “Roddie” Bryan were found guilty of felony murder. Follow reaction below: [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Summer Concepcion, Ahmaud Arbery, Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael, William Roddie Bryan, Travis And Greg McMichael William ` Roddie


Biden responds to verdict in killing of Ahmaud Arbery

President Joe Biden said Wednesday the guilty verdicts in the trial for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery "reflect our justice system doing its job," but added, "that alone is not enough."
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‘A long fight’: relief across the US as men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery

‘I never thought this day would come,’ says Ahmaud Arbery’s mother as some say it’s ‘not true justice’Relief, emotion and a sense of hope came flooding out in Brunswick, on social media, from the White House and across the US as the nation came to terms with the Ahmaud Arbery verdicts and their place in history.Outside the Georgia courthouse, a joyous, flag-waving crowd repeatedly chanted: “Ahmaud Arbery! Say his name!” as the Arbery family, surrounded by their attorneys, emerged to address them...
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Key moments from Ahmaud Arbery murder trial

Watch the key exchanges from 13 days of testimony in the trial over Ahmaud Arbery's killing.
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Biden says guilty verdicts in murder of Arbery 'reflect our justice system doing its job'

President Joe Biden said Wednesday the guilty verdicts in the trial for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery "reflect our justice system doing its job," but added, "that alone is not enough."
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Jury finds Ahmaud Arbery's murderers guilty. But the racist defense arguments still sting.

Yes, the defense counsel must advocate for their clients. But there is a line between zealous advocacy and exploiting pernicious racial stereotypes.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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