(Frank X Walker, Joy Sharon Yi, Kate Woodsome/The Washington Post)
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Opinion | Lessons from Ahmaud Arbery's killing — that you already knew
The killing of black jogger Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia on Feb. 23 has punctuated what many African Americans already feel: Fear changes black bodies into threats. This rendition of the poem ‘Black 101’ memorializes the innocent lives that poet Frank X Walker says are terrorized by white rage. Part of this video appears to show Arbery’s fatal shooting. Two white men, Gregory McMichael and his son, Travis, have been arrested and charged with murder.
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