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The family of Ahmaud Arbery hosted a vigil and memorial in Statesboro, Georgia, on the one-year anniversary of his violent death in rural Georgia by vigilante civilians. Arbery’s loved ones attended a memorial on Tuesday evening, Feb. 24, 2021, within the Satilla Shores subdivision, the spot where two White men allegedly killed him as he…

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Great art will always stand the test of time. In the summer of 1989, Public Enemy released the most poignant protest song in hip-hop history in “Fight the Power” for Spike Lee‘s gut-wrenching film, Do the Right Thing. Thirty-one years later, the song speaks to a new generation of activists inspired by the killings of…

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Justice delayed is justice denied. That is the thinking of the grieving mothers of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor since neither of the cases involving the shooting deaths of their children has been resolved. Arbery’s mother, Wanda Cooper-Jones, has flown to Louisville, Kentucky, to team up with Taylor’s mother, Tamika Palmer. Cooper-Jones said she wants to help expedite the investigation, and possible…

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The man who recorded Ahmaud Arbery’s death is finally in jail. On May 21, William “Roddie” Bryan was arrested and charged with Arbery’s murder. Bryan’s arrest comes weeks after George McMichael and Travis McMichael were arrested for shooting Arbery on Feb. 23. Days prior to Bryan’s arrest, a video emerged on social media that contradicted…

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Among the battery of flowers and memorial items at the Georgia site where Ahmaud Arbery was ambushed and fatally shot, a mysterious and chilling note was left there. A memorial has been erected in Arbery’s name at the very spot where he was felled by two White men’s bullets back in February 2020. According to…

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