The men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery got a nearly all white jury


While Glynn County Superior Court Judge Timothy R. Walmsley acknowledged that “quite a few African American jurors were excused through peremptory strikes executed by the defense,” he ultimately ruled that the defense had given legitimate reasons for why each juror was eliminated.

Ahmaud Arbery’s Accused Killers Get Nearly All-White Jury

Participate in an insurrection, win public office


At least eight people who attended the Jan. 6 Capitol riot—the deadly insurrection that attempted to stop the certification of Joe Biden’s presidential election—have won the ultimate prize in the aftermath of their heinous act: They have been elected to public office.

8 Republicans Who Attended the Capitol Riot Were Just Elected to Public Office

There’s new hope for justice in the ‘Atlanta Child Murders’ case


On Monday, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced in a tweet that investigators from the Atlanta Police Department were traveling to a lab in Salt Lake City that works with old DNA evidence. Her hope? That the lab would be able to uncover evidence that would provide some answers for the families of the victims.

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Announces New DNA Examination in ‘Atlanta Child Murders’ Case

My first ever post for The Root


Edgley had successfully disabled the primary GPS tracking device in the truck but failed to disable a second, which enabled authorities to track the vehicle down after it was reported stolen. The suspect drove the truck across two interstates and two highways, traveling through both San Bernardino and Riverside counties.

Driver in Stolen Big Rig Leads Authorities on 3-Hour Chase in Southern Calif.