Ahmaud Arbery had been jogging near his home on the outskirts of Brunswick, Georgia when he was shot and killed after being pursued by two white men with guns, according to the authorities. Arbery was 25 at the time of his death.
The men, Travis McMichael, 34, and his father, Gregory McMichael, 64, were charged on Thursday with murder and aggravated assault, two days after a graphic video of the shooting of Arbery became public and more than two months after the killing itself.
The case generated a wave of outrage and raised concerns about persistent racial inequalities in the justice system.
“For the safety of this community and for the respect of Ahmaud Arbery’s memory, we demand that the least we can ask at