Three men were convicted of murder Wednesday in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, the Black man who was running empty-handed through a Georgia subdivision when the white strangers chased him, trapped him on a quiet street and blasted him with a shotgun.
I don’t know why so many of the left in the US were focused on the Rittenhouse case, rather than this one. On the facts Rittenhouse had a solid defence of self-defence. But this case is very henious.
Arbery’s only crime that day was being black and running. For some reason these three men decided he was a criminal and chased him down in their trucks, confronted him and shot him.
In the Rittenhouse case Rittenhouse was being chased by the men he shot. In this case they were chasing Arbery, and caused the confrontation.