Candace Owens has gone from being the pretty Black girl with the smooth vernacular to having her #Blackgirlmagic card snatched permanently.
“I think the video is very clear that they were on the truck with guns hunting him down,” said Benjamin Crump, an attorney for Arbery’s father. “I don’t know what more you need to make an arrest.”
“These men were vigilantes, they were a posse, and they performed a modern lynching in the middle of the day,” said Lee Merritt, an attorney for Arbery’s mother.
The investigator testified that police body camera footage showed a Confederate flag sticker on a toolbox in Travis’ truck and that investigators discovered at least two more racial slurs in messages on his phone.
“This murderous father and son duo took the law into their own hands. It’s a travesty of justice that they enjoyed their freedom for 74 days after taking the life of a young black man who was simply jogging,” Attorney Benjamin Crump said.
“In seeking to understand what was different, I tried thinking through a few possible reasons why this particular killing [of Ahmaud Arbery] caused so many people to speak up,” Saralyn Olson from Bixby, Oklahoma said.
The image of a free Black man has always symbolized a threat to the status quote, a truth the late James Baldwin illustrated in The Fire Next Time decades ago when he wrote…