Racist Murder in America: Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd and the Pandemic

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, May 26, 2020 Black Georgia jogger, 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery, was murdered in cold blood by three white racists on February 23. Arbery’s family attorneys, led by Benjamin Crump, have charged that his murder was premeditated. Local police, on the scene soon after the murder, accepted the testimony of the killers. They were considered[…]

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A 21st Century Lynching: Justice for Ahmaud Arbery!

by Dianne Mathiowetz, published on Workers World, May 12, 2020 In the early afternoon of Feb. 23, shots rang out on the tree-lined streets of Satilla Shores, a predominantly white neighborhood bordering the port city of Brunswick on Georgia’s Atlantic coast, some 40 miles north of Jacksonville, Fla. Afterward, a 25-year-old Black man, Ahmaud Arbery, lay dead on the pavement.[…]

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