‘Small measure of peace’: Reactions to guilty verdict in Arbery trial

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(Reuters) – A Georgia jury convicted three white men of murder on Wednesday for chasing and shooting Ahmaud Arbery as the Black man ran through their mostly white neighborhood in February 2020. The prosecution was widely watched as another test case of how the U.S. justice system handles the killing of unarmed Black people by white people. Here are some initial reactions: * U.S. President Joe Biden said in a statement: “Nothing canbring Mr. Arbery back to his family and to his community, butthe verdict ensures that those who committed this horrible crimewill be punished. While the guilty verdi…

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