Latest Ahmaud Arbery News

Robert Griffin III still has designs on playing in NFL

Dec. 03, 2021 12:37 PM EST

Robert Griffin III is still training to play in the NFL while enjoying his duties as an ESPN college football analyst. RG3 may have even found a way to be in two places at once. The 2012 AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year is an investor in...

Florida law school creates Ben Crump social justice center

Dec. 02, 2021 20:59 PM EST

A South Florida law school on Thursday announced the creation of a social justice center named after Ben Crump, the Black civil rights attorney who has gained national prominence representing victims of police brutality and vigilante violence. The Benjamin L. Crump Center...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Nov. 29, 2021 10:02 AM EST

Houston Chronicle. Nov. 28, 2021. Editorial: Resign, Craddick and Christian. Regulators misled about winter storm and failed to prevent another Nine months ago, Wayne Christian was standing in his dark house, wearing three layers of coats to keep...

Ahmaud Arbery's mom: Thankful for justice and son's legacy

Nov. 25, 2021 17:36 PM EST

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Ahmaud Arbery's mother woke up Thursday with a new, very important blessing on Thanksgiving Day. But there will still be an empty chair at the family's celebrations. It is a reminder that while she feels justice was served when the three white men...

Their own words may have doomed men who killed Ahmaud Arbery

Nov. 25, 2021 15:44 PM EST

The video of Ahmaud Arbery's shotgun death was a shocking piece of evidence that suddenly brought the Black man's killing into the national consciousness. But the murder convictions of the three white men who chased him may have been secured as much by their own words to...

EXPLAINER: Trio guilty of killing Ahmaud Arbery. What now?

Nov. 25, 2021 09:58 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The killing was captured on video and shared around the world: Ahmaud Arbery running toward and then around an idling pickup truck before its driver blasted him at close range with a shotgun. Soon after Travis McMichael fatally shot Arbery on Feb. 23,...

Gary Trent Jr. keys late rally, Raptors beat Grizzlies

Nov. 24, 2021 23:56 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Gary Trent Jr. scored 17 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter and the Toronto Raptors rallied to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 126-113 on Wednesday night. Fred VanVleet scored 23 points, and Precious Achiuwa, Pascal Siakam and Scottie Barnes added...

In his final days, Ahmaud Arbery's life was at a crossroads

Nov. 24, 2021 21:02 PM EST

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — He was at a crossroads, his life stretching out before him, his troubles largely behind him. He had enrolled at South Georgia Technical College, preparing to become an electrician, just like his uncles. But first, he decided, he would take a break. College could wait...

2 trials, 1 theme: White men taking law into their own hands

Nov. 24, 2021 20:44 PM EST

The trials of Kyle Rittenhouse and three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery had vastly different outcomes. But coming just days apart, they laid bare a dangerous and long-running current in the fight for racial equality: The move by some white Americans to grab guns and take their own stand...

3 men charged in Ahmaud Arbery's death convicted of murder

Nov. 24, 2021 19:39 PM EST

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Three men were convicted of murder Wednesday in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, the Black man who was running empty-handed through a Georgia subdivision when the white strangers chased him, trapped him on a quiet street and blasted him with a shotgun. ...