People of color inspired by racial justice protests and impacted by the pandemic are going from activists to politicians seeking public office.
The jail phone call is one of 1500 of the three defendants' recorded conversations that the prosecution wants admitted as evidence at trial.
Attorneys for Ahmaud Arbery's accused killers want to introduce his mental health and past with police at trial. A prosecutor called the motions "offensive."
Greg McMichael, Travis McMichael, and William "Roddie" Bryan also face murder charges in Arbery's killing.
Among all criminal laws, hate crimes are unique in that they require prosecutors to prove a defendant's motive beyond a reasonable doubt.
A year after Ahmaud Arbery was chased and gunned down, his mother says she’s unable to move on. “As time passes, I realise that Ahmaud is never coming back,” Wanda Cooper-Jones told NBC. Arbery’s death was one of several that prompted Black Lives Matter protests last summer. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
The attorneys for Travis and Gregory McMichael-involved in the fatal shooting of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery-filed a motion to prohibit the word “victim” to be used in the courtroom during their clients’ trial, first reported by CNN and TMZ citing court documents. Arbery, an unarmed Black man, was jogging in his […]
Voters in southeast Georgia on Tuesday ousted Jackie Johnson, the longtime Republican prosecutor who recused herself in the case of the killing of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery. Arbery was followed, shot, and killed on February 23 in Georgia by a father and son and their neighbour while on a jog, but […]
Naomi Osaka has kept the spotlight on police brutality in the United States by wearing masks printed with the names of high-profile victims of gun violence during each round of this year’s US Open. So far, she’s donned masks bearing the names of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Elijah McClain, Trayvon […]
Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old father-of-six, is paralysed after a Kenosha police officer fired several rounds into his back on August 23. Groups working to overhaul law enforcement and reimagine public safety in the US told Insider that the “defund the police” movement isn’t just about having fewer cops on the […]
I grew up in Milwaukee, in a predominantly Black neighbourhood, but was bused to a school in a mostly white suburb. After a school dance, when I was in the fourth grade, a cop stopped my friends and me – all Black kids – with his gun drawn. He said […]
Atlanta police fatally shot a Black man on Friday outside of a Wendy’s after a scuffle in which he grabbed an officer’s Taser, ran away, then appeared to point the Taser back at the officers. A press release from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said police responded to the Wendy’s […]
Civil Rights lawyer Ben Crump told Insider that he represents the families of victims of high-profile shootings in the black community because he tries “to help the Davids of the world take on the Goliath.” Crump spoke to Insider in May, less than a week before George Floyd died after […]
Anti-police brutality protests across the United States have turned ugly, with violence and gunfire. Police in Nebraska reported one shooting death, while authorities said two people were killed in Iowa, two in Kentucky, and two in Indianapolis. Davenport Police Chief Paul Sikorski said the violence in Iowa was “completely unacceptable” […]
All 14 members of Georgia’s congressional delegation signed a letter to Attorney General William Barr asking for federal resources to be used in helping with the investigation into the Ahmaud Arbery case. Arbery was killed on February 23 but his assailants, a white father and son duo were not arrested […]
Lindsay McMichael is the sister of Travis McMichael, who along with his father Gregory is a suspect in the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery. In an interview with The Sun on Monday, she admitted to sharing a picture of Arbery’s body at the crime scene, but said she didn’t do […]
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