National civil rights leaders hailed the conviction of Ahmaud Arbery’s killers on federal hate crimes charges as a victory for racial justice. But they also called it a reflection of the determination of Mr. Arbery’s mother, who had vowed to
Now, oral historians are focusing on finding activists in underdocumented rural areas and small towns. “At the end of the day, these are the important people,” Mr. Cox said. “At the end of the day, if they did not exist
CNN— Democratic Sen. Jon Ossoff of Georgia and Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Thursday introduced a bill that aims to give an independent agency more time to investigate unsolved racially motivated murders from the Civil Rights era.
Former officers J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao told US District Judge Paul Magnuson they planned to testify in their own defense. Thomas Lane, the rookie officer who held down Floyd’s legs during the fatal restraint, also planned to take
Fourteen people and 10 White supremacist and nationalist organizations were sued in a civil lawsuit by some rallygoers and others who argue they suffered life-altering injuries at the protest. The plaintiffs, who include town residents and counterprotesters injured in clashes,
Judge Norman Moon sent the jury home and told them to come back Monday and be ready to start at 9 a.m. Fourteen people and 10 White supremacist and nationalist organizations were sued in a civil lawsuit by some rallygoers and others
In Thursday’s closing arguments, attorneys representing the plaintiffs told the jury that the defendants prepared for the “Battle of Charlottesville” and messages sent between them and their actions after the violence were proof of a conspiracy. “It’s up to you