Episode 2233: The Killing Of Ahmaud Arbery, With Pulitzer Prize-Winning Writer, Mitchell S. Jackson; The Djok Case Thickens
In the spring of 2020, Ahmaud Arbery went out for a jog a couple of miles from his home in Brunswick, Georgia, something he did on a regular basis. On this occasion, however, he was hunted down by three men who shot and killed him.
Running has long been associated with Black liberty. It’s a false promise, says Pulitzer Prize winner @MitchSJackson. https://t.co/mzvFU3UHyX
— Runner's World (@runnersworld) November 26, 2021
Last week the men responsible, who showed no remorse, were each handed life sentences for murder. Today we speak to writer Mitchell S. Jackson about the life and death of Ahmaud, and why the simple act of being a black man out for a run made him a target.
Mitchell wrote a brilliant piece about this for Runner’s World magazine, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Magazine Award for Feature Writing.
Revisiting a life: The profile of Ahmaud Arbery written by @MitchSJackson for @runnersworld that won a Pulitzer Prize. “Twelve Minutes and a Life." https://t.co/raaKyqWAM1
— Edward Wong (@ewong) November 24, 2021
Novak Djokovic still isn’t in the clear – in fact, three new problems have arisen. The first comes down to ‘human error’ (not Novak’s), the second was a decision to meet a journalist while positive with Covid, and the third… well, we’ll let Murph explain, but Der Spiegel have some questions about whether that positive Covid test on December 16th was all above board.
Australian officials widened their investigation into Novak Djokovic's visa to include a series of errors and discrepancies: his isolation breach, incorrect travel declaration and inconsistent statements on when he learnt of his positive resulthttps://t.co/WLocPG0ccL @theage
— Paul Sakkal (@paulsakkal) January 12, 2022
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