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Former Hawaii Representative. Basil Gabbard Ahmad Arberry said Wednesday that the verdict of the trial would prove that America is not a racist nation, and if so, their killers were not found guilty.
“If America were a racist nation, then most of the white jury in Georgia would not have been found guilty of murder by Arberry,” Gabbard wrote in a tweet that failed to secure the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. “Most Americans (of all colors) believe Dr. MLK’s adage that as children of God we must judge by our own nature, not the color of our skin.”
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Judges in Brunswick, Georgia, Travis McMichael and his father Greg McMichael found guilty on Wednesday Almost all Counts, including felony murder, close the intensive hearing surrounding the February 2020 shooting death Ahmed Arberry.
The jury found McMichaels’ neighbor William “Roddy” Brian guilty of felony murder.
Travis McMichael, 35, has been found guilty on all counts, and Greg McMichael, 65, has been found guilty of killing 25-year-old unarmed black man Arberry while driving in a neighborhood outside Brunswick. .
12 judges, 11 of whom were white and one of them black, reached their verdict on the 14th day of the trial.
Arberry’s assassination became a big part of it National calculation of racial injustice A graphic video of his death filmed by Brian leaked online two months later.
No one has been charged in the killing until Brian’s video was made public and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation took up the case by local police. The men also face federal hate crime charges.
Audrey Conklin and Rebecca Rosenberg of LBL contributed to this article.