Was Ahmaud Arbery Lynched and Why Does it Matter?

Margaret Burnham, professor at Northeastern University School of Law and the founder of the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, explains how the killing of “Ahmaud Arbery on February 23 by Gregory and Travis McMichael constituted a lynching, in law, and in experience.”  In her article, she references the work of journalist Ida B. Wells, Tuskegee sociologist Monroe Work, and the recent passed U.S. House of Representatives Emmett Till AntiLynching Act, which awaits action by the Senate.  To read the article, click here.

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