Memorials, lawsuit mark death anniversary of Ahmaud Arbery
February 24, 2021
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — When white men armed with guns pursued and killed Ahmaud Arbery as he ran through their neighborhood, few outside the Georgia port city of Brunswick paid much attention at first.
A year later, as three men await trial in the Feb. 23, 2020 slaying, those closest to the 25-year-old Black man sought to make sure Arbery's death isn't overlooked again.
Arbery's mother filed a civil lawsuit Tuesday accusing the men charged in her son's death and local authorities who first responded to the shooting of violating his civil rights. The complaint filed by Wanda Cooper-Jones in...