February 23, 2021

Mother sues over US killing of Black jogger Ahmaud Arbery

Washington (AFP) – The mother of Ahmaud Arbery, an African American man shot dead while jogging, filed a lawsuit Tuesday on the anniversary of his killing as President Joe Biden pledged to help make the United States safer for people of color. Wanda Cooper seeks $1 million in damages in the suit that names the three white men charged with killing her 25-year-old son, who was unarmed and out for a run when he was gunned down on February 23, 2020 in the southern US state of Georgia.  “A Black man should be able to go for a jog without fearing for his life,” Biden said. “Today, we remember Ahmaud…

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