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Ahmaud Arbery and the resilience of black protest

Brandon Tensley '12, Ahmaud Arbery
Brandon Tensley '12, is a national political writer at CNN in Washington, D.C.

Amid a sea of protests supporting or denouncing the reopening of businesses shuttered due to COVID-19, protests of a different kind erupted in Brunswick, Georgia, and beyond. Masked protesters gathered to decry the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, a young black man, who was brought down by two armed white men. Furman University alumnus Brandon Tensley ’12, national political writer at CNN, offers his analysis. A Furman German studies and political science graduate, Tensley received a Master of Philosophy in politics from the University of Oxford in 2015.

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