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For many, guilty verdicts in Arbery case mark progress for racial justice in court

From left to right: Marcus Arbery, father of Ahmaud Arbery; attorney Ben Crump; Rev. Al Sharpton; Wanda Cooper-Jones, mother of Ahmaud Arbery; and attorney Lee Merritt address the media following guilty verdicts for the defendants in the trial of the killers of Ahmaud Arbery on Wednesday in Brunswick, Ga.

Attorneys and activists lauded the jury verdict that found three white men guilty in the murder of a 25-year-old Black man.

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