Ahmaud Arbery murder: trial laid bare America’s faultlines on race

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 07:00:03 GMT 4

Ahmaud Arbery murder: trial laid bare America’s faultlines on race


Verdict caps almost two years of anguish for the Arbery family, marked by allegations of corruption, bias and racism both inside and outside the courtroom

As the guilty verdicts were read aloud, one after the other, Ahmaud Arbery’s mother, Wanda Cooper-Jones, could be seen in the courthouse with tears in her eyes.

The three white men who murdered her son back in February 2020, claiming they had acted in self-defense during an attempted citizen’s arrest, expressed little emotion.

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