Ahmaud Arbery Murder: Three Found Guilty in Federal Hate Crimes Trial

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The Facts

  • Three men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery have been found guilty of all charges in their federal hate crimes trial.

  • Arbery, a Black man, was killed while jogging in a Georgia neighborhood almost two years ago.

The Spin

Narrative A

The US reckoned with racism and police bias through this case. The verdict is an emotional victory for Arbery's family as well as a victory for justice.

Narrative B

Justice was already served on this case -- without having to resort to wokeness -- when the three received life sentences for murder. This secondary trial was redundant.

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