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Ahmaud Arbery, Southern Culture, White Bubbas and Vigilantism!

Understandably, millions of people were elated last week by the news of that Travis McMichael , Gregory McMichael and William Bryan were convicted for the death of Ahmaud Arbery the 25 year old Black man from Brunswick, Georgia. For more than 16 months year, many Americans had been painfully anticipating the verdict, hoping that justice would prevail. Fortunately, the justice system…




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Elwood Watson, Ph.D.

Elwood Watson, Ph.D.

Historian, public speaker, social-cultural critic. Professor of African American and Gender Studies, Post-WWII U.S. History, at East Tennessee State University.

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