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PODCAST: John Carlson's "And Another Thing..." May 8, 2020

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This image from video posted on Twitter, Tuesday May 5, 2020, purports to show Ahmaud Arbery stumbling and falling to the ground after being shot as Travis McMichael stands by holding a shotgun in a neighborhood outside Brunswick, GA on Feb. 23, 2020. The AP has not been able to verify the source of the video.{ }

Producer Phil in for John: the murder investigation of a Georgia man jogging on the street involves renewed questions about prejudice, racism, stereotypes and a two-tiered criminal justice system. In February, 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbrey was jogging in Brunswick, Georgia. Arbrey is black. He was confronted by two white men armed with rifles and what transpired was captured on video recording. Now two white men are charged in the young man's murder and the looming criminal case promises to knock the virus pandemic from the lead story on American news websites and news coverage. Why the deadly confrontation has numerous similarities to the February 26th, 2012 George Zimmerman fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin in Florida.

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