On the heels of the trial, Friday’s (November 26, 2021) new ABC 20/20 features the family of Ahmaud Arbery, as they reflect on his life
Synopsis and more below is from ABC 20/20.
Over the past few weeks, the world watched the trial of Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael and William “Roddie” Bryan for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. The jury ultimately found the three defendants guilty of Arbery’s murder today. Arbery’s family reflects on his life with his mother, Wanda Cooper Jones this Friday. They discuss her dogged quest to find truth and justice after the tragedy that changed their lives forever.
With reporting by ABC News senior national affairs correspondent Deborah Roberts, the program documents the aftermath of Arbery’s killing. Along with the tensions and dynamics in the small Southern town, and his death’s reverberations, catalyzing protests for racial justice around the world. “20/20” dives into who Arbery was as a son, brother, and friend and his dreams for the future. Featuring intimate interviews with his father, Marcus Arbery Sr.; his siblings, Marcus Arbery Jr. and Jasmine Arbery; and other loved ones.
For over four decades, “20/20” has offered viewers reports and stories that have changes lives.