Ahmaud Arbery Shooting: 3 Indicted on Federal Hate Crime Charges

The Justice Department’s announcement of the charges was the latest in a string of moves to make civil rights protections a priority.

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3 Indicted on Federal Hate Crime Charges in Ahmaud Arbery Shooting

The Justice Department’s announcement of the charges was the latest in a string of moves to make civil rights protections a priority.

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Georgia to Weaken Citizen’s Arrest Law

The governor supports a bill passed on Wednesday that repeals language allowing people to arrest someone who they witnessed committing a crime.

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Why Some Georgia Lawmakers Want Last Week’s Shootings Labeled Hate Crimes

Violence that left eight dead, including six women of Asian descent, will be the first stress test for a Georgia hate crime law.

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Before Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, There Was Ahmaud Arbery

A year after his killing in Georgia, his death has sparked a bipartisan effort to remake the state’s 158-year-old citizen’s arrest law. But a potentially divisive trial awaits.

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On Running While Black, With More Hope Than Before

As Black Lives Matter signs popped up in recent months, our columnist grew less wary of running in predominantly white neighborhoods. But is that optimism premature?

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Judge Denies Bond to Father and Son Charged With Killing Ahmaud Arbery

Prosecutors introduced evidence at the hearing of the son having sent racist text messages, while Mr. Arbery’s mother wailed in court as a video of her son’s killing was played.

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‘Let Freedom Ring’ From Georgia

“The fact I am here means I am descended from people who, even enslaved, did not give up hope.”

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Ahmaud Arbery Shooting: Suspects Indicted on Murder Charges

The three white men accused of killing Mr. Arbery, a black man who was chased while jogging in their neighborhood, were each indicted on nine counts, including felony murder.

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My Son Ahmaud Arbery’s Killing Was a Hate Crime

Georgia is one of only four states without a bias crime law. This must change.

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How Was My Son Ahmaud Arbery’s Murder Not a Hate Crime?

Georgia is one of four remaining states without a hate crime law. This must change.

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Ahmaud Arbery Case: Judge Finds Probable Cause for Murder Charge

A Georgia investigator testified that one of the three defendants accused of chasing down and killing Ahmaud Arbery heard another defendant use a racist slur.

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America, Inflamed. Join Us for a Special Conversation About Race.

Three New York Times national correspondents who have been reporting from the front lines will provide their insights.

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Even With Years of Complaints, Police Forces Are Slow to Change

Efforts to hold problem officers accountable face resistance from unions, and juries are reluctant to second-guess.

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Congress Plans Hearings on Racial Violence and Use of Force by the Police

A top Democrat said the House would likely weigh a federal chokehold ban as leaders in the House and Senate announced hearings on race and policing.

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Minneapolis Police Narrative Is Challenged in Bystander Video

The initial police account of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis did not mention that an officer’s knee pinned him to the ground. “Please, I can’t breathe,” he said.

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Investigators Say One Man Shot Ahmaud Arbery. Why Are Three Charged With Murder?

The authorities said Travis McMichael fired the fatal shots, yet his father and a neighbor also are charged with murder in connection with Mr. Arbery’s death.

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Investigators Say Man Who Filmed Arbery’s Killing Was More Than a Witness

The video captured by William Bryan brought the world’s attention to the case. Authorities said he participated in the deadly confrontation.

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Third Man Charged With Murder in Ahmaud Arbery’s Death

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested the man who filmed the fatal encounter in a South Georgia neighborhood.

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Ahmaud Arbery Shooting: Man Who Took Video of Killing Faces Calls for Arrest

The man who recorded the fatal encounter is under investigation for his potential involvement in the pursuit of Ahmaud Arbery.

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The Ahmaud Arbery Killing and “Running While Black.” Our Readers Respond

Black runners make exhaustive mental checklists, are confronted by suspicious neighbors and fear for their lives when they go out to log miles.

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Ahmaud Arbery’s Final Minutes: What Videos and 911 Calls Show

Using security footage, cellphone video, 911 calls and police reports, The Times has reconstructed the 12 minutes before Ahmaud Arbery was shot dead in Georgia on Feb. 23.

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Where Ahmaud Arbery Ran, Neighbors Cast Wary Eyes

He took his final jog across a stretch of South Georgia marked by increasingly blurred racial boundary lines.

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Suspect in Arbery Shooting Offered to Help Deal With Potential Trespasser

Two months before Ahmaud Arbery was killed, one of the suspects told the police he could be notified if a nearby homeowner noticed any suspicious activity.

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Autopsy Shows Ahmaud Arbery Was Shot Twice in the Chest

The autopsy report, which also showed Mr. Arbery had no drugs or alcohol in his system, came as activists renewed their protests against prosecutors’ handling of the investigation into his death.

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Ahmaud Arbery and the Ghosts of Lynchings Past

As a black man living in Georgia, I am all too aware of the state’s history of lynching.

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Ahmaud Arbery Killing: Inside Georgia’s Citizen’s Arrest Law

From the days of the Civil War, Georgia has allowed its residents to arrest one another. But after the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, critics are calling for such laws to be repealed.

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What Is Georgia’s Citizen’s Arrest Law?

From the days of the Civil War, Georgia has allowed its residents to arrest one another. But after the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, critics are calling for such laws to be repealed.

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Killing of Ahmaud Arbery Is Switched to a Fourth Prosecutor

Joyette M. Holmes, an Atlanta-area district attorney, was tapped to take over a case that has stirred protests over its handling, as the Justice Department said it was weighing federal hate crimes charges.

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The Shooting of Ahmaud Arbery

A 25-year-old black man was pursued and killed. But no one was arrested until a video of the confrontation was released months later.

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In Ahmaud Arbery’s Hometown, Pain, Anger and Pride in a Shared Racial History

Brunswick, Ga., gained national attention during the civil rights era for the way black and white leaders had worked together to integrate peacefully.

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A Lifetime of Running With Ahmaud Arbery Ends With a Text: ‘We Lost Maud’

Ahmaud Arbery and Akeem Baker were best friends who treated each other as brothers. With one now gone, the other struggles to move on.

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For a Georgia Police Force, a Bungled Shooting Case Follows a Trail of Woes

The shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery has renewed criticism of the police agency that released the two suspects. They were charged by the state months later.

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Fatal Shooting of Ahmaud Arbery Stirs More ‘Running While Black’ Anxiety

Black runners have long taken steps to avoid racial profiling and violence. After the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, many say their fear has taken on a new urgency.

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Ahmaud Arbery Video Was Leaked by a Lawyer Who Consulted With Suspects

The lawyer, Alan Tucker, declined to comment on his conversations with the suspects, citing attorney-client privilege. He later said he would not be representing them.

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Ahmaud Arbery Shooting: A Timeline of the Case

A look at the major moments between Mr. Arbery’s killing in a Georgia suburb and the arrest of two suspects, both charged with murder.

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On Ahmaud Arbery’s Birthday, Thousands Say #IRunWithMaud

People documented their 2.23-mile runs on Friday using the hashtag #IRunWithMaud to show solidarity with Mr. Arbery, who was killed on Feb. 23.

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Ahmaud Arbery Shooting in Georgia: Live Updates and Coverage

Gregory McMichael and Travis McMichael were arrested in connection with the killing of Mr. Arbery, which had led to protests in Georgia.

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Ahmaud Arbrey Shooting: What We Know So Far

Mr. Arbery, a 25-year-old black man, was chased by armed white residents of a South Georgia neighborhood. They were arrested months later.

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Gregory and Travis McMichael Arrested in Killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Gregory McMichael and Travis McMichael were arrested in connection with the killing of Mr. Arbery, which had led to protests in Georgia.

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The Killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Another black man falsely assumed to be a criminal is dead.

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Georgia Prosecutor Will Bring Shooting of Ahmaud Arbery to Grand Jury

Mr. Arbery, 25, was killed after a confrontation with two men who pursued him in a South Georgia neighborhood.

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What We Know About the Shooting Death of Ahmaud Arbery

Mr. Arbery, a 25-year-old black man, was chased by armed white residents of a South Georgia neighborhood. He was shot dead during a confrontation.

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