The white men convicted of hate crimes for chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery as he ran in their Georgia neighborhood have been scheduled for sentencing this summer in federal court.
Attorney's for former Glynn County prosecutor Jackie Johnson says she never discouraged anyone from making arrests in Ahmaud Arbery's murder. Evidence in the case included a message Greg McMichael left after calling Johnson the day of the shooting.
The Black man who served as foreman of the jury that convicted three men of hate crimes in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery said he believes the verdicts show that while acts of violence still occur in the U.S. “we’re moving in the right direction.”
Wanda Cooper-Jones, mother of Ahmaud Arbery, announced six scholarships will be awarded to Brunswick High School students during a program at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights on this, the second anniversary of Ahmaud Arbery's murder.
On Feb. 23, 2020 — at the age of 25 — Ahmaud Arbery ran through the Satilla Shores neighborhood in Brunswick, Georgia for the final time. Two years later and after two trials, three men have been convicted in both state and federal courts for his murder and hate crime.
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland didn't directly answer complaints by Wanda Cooper-Jones, who said she had to convince a federal judge to reject plea bargains for the three men charged with violating the civil rights of her son, Ahmaud Arbery.
The trials of Travis McMIchael, Gregory McMichael and William "Roddie" Bryan are likely not the last related to the death of Ahmaud Arbery in Glynn County.
A federal jury has found the three men convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery guilty on all counts of interfering with Arbery's civil rights in their federal hate crime trial.
Ahmaud Arbery's mother, Wanda Cooper-Jones, and father, Marcus Arbery, joined hands outside the federal courthouse minutes after hearing the three men convicted of killing their son were found guilty of hate crimes.
Federal prosecutors and defense attorneys for the men convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery wrapped their closing remarks in the federal hate crimes trial on Monday in Brunswick, Georgia.
The prosecution and the defense rested Friday in the federal hate crimes trial of Travis McMichael, his father Greg McMichael, and their neighbor William "Roddie" Bryan who were convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery.
An FBI analyst testified that Travis McMichael, the man who shot Ahmaud Arbery, repeatedly used the N-word and other racist slurs in text messages and social media in the months and years before the killing.
Prosecution witnesses will retake the stand Wednesday in the federal hate crimes trial of three white men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery.
Neighbors of Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael and William "Roddie" Bryan explained how the deadly shooting of Ahmaud Arbery affected their Brunswick, Georgia, neighborhood during the first day of testimony in the federal hate crimes trial.
Feb. 23, the day the 25-year-old jogger was killed, will now forever be known in Georgia as Ahmaud Arbery Day.
The three white men convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery had histories of making racist comments or using slurs in text messages that stunned their friends and colleagues, a federal prosecutor told jurors Monday as the trio stood trial on hate crime charges in the 25-year-old Black man’s death.
Opening statements will begin Monday in the federal hate crimes trial of the three men who shot and killed Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia.
The federal judge presiding over the hate crimes trial of three white men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery said she will seat a jury Monday after a week spent asking potential jurors what they already know about the Black man’s death as well as their views on racism in America.
Several potential jurors in the federal trial of the three men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery told the court that problems with racism in America are exaggerated.
Two of the men convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery are back in court facing federal hate crimes charges. Father and son Greg and Travis McMichael withdrew their guilty pleas after a judge rejected their plea deal.