Ahmaud Arbery’s Shooting Death Spurs Calls for Justice, New Hate Crime Laws in Georgia

In The Root by Maya

On Tuesday, video was released showing the graphic shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery. Arbery was unarmed and on a jog through a predominantly white neighborhood when Greg McMichael and Travis McMichael shot him after a brief struggle. The release of the video resulted in a Georgia prosecutor recommending the case be presented before a grand jury. To many activists and the parents of Arbery, this is not enough.

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