Demonstrators Gather to Mark Ahmaud Arbery's Birthday in Brunswick

A rally to honor slain jogger Ahmaud Arbery was held outside the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Georgia, on May 8, which would have been Arbery’s 26th birthday.

Arbery was killed on February 23, 2020, while running in the Satilla Shores neighborhood of Brunswick. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said Arbery was confronted by Gregory and Travis McMichael, residents of the neighborhood. The pair were armed with two guns and “during the encounter, Travis McMichael shot and killed Arbery.”

Video of the incident that emerged in recent days has fueled racial tensions and sparked allegations of injustice.

The McMichaels were arrested on the evening of May 7 and charged with felony murder and aggravated assault. Credit: @hashondra via Storyful