Three suspects indicted on murder charges in death of Ahmaud Arbery

The three suspects in the Ahmaud Arbery case have officially been indicted by a Georgia grand jury on murder chargers, Cobb County District Attorney Joyette Holmes announced on Wednesday. Gregory McMichael, 64, Travis McMichael, 34, and William “Roddie” Bryan, 50, all face allegations of malice and felony murder in the Feb. 23 death of Arbery. Ahmaud Arbery, aged 25, was shot and killed in Brunswick, Georgia after being gunned down by the McMichaels. On the afternoon of February 23, 2020, Arbery was jogging through the McMichaels’ neighborhood and they thought…

#BlackLivesMatter: A Trending Hashtag or a Civil Revolution

The black community has always faced criticism when speaking out about the oppressive forces we face in the world. Yet, the music we make, the art and fashion trends we create, and the slang that originated within our communities are heavily used amongst our critics. After the death of Trayvon Martin in 2012, the Black Lives Matter Movement was founded the following year by Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi. From the very beginning, this civil rights movement has been condemned by people who say they do not want…