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Murdered jogger Ahmaud Arbery is being remembered in Georgia a year after being killed for jogging through a neighborhood.

Arbery’s loved ones have organized a memorial procession to take place on Tuesday evening. The procession will run through the Satilla Shores subdivision, the same place where racist white men murdered Arbery as he jogged through the neighborhood. Organizers ask supporters outside Brunswick to participate in the event virtually by running for 2.23-miles (3.59-kilometers) to remember the avid jogger.

“It is important to remind people of the origins when it all started,” said Jason Vaughn, organizer of the anniversary events. Vaughn is Arbery’s former high school football coach. “For a long time, it was like we were yelling into the dark, and nobody was listening.”

Arbery was killed on February 23rd, 2020 while jogging through the Satilla Shores subdivision. Three white men–Travis McMichael, his father, Greg McMichael, and neighbor Roddie Bryan–chased Arbery down before Travis jumped from the vehicle, struggling with Arbery before shooting him twice. The three have claimed they felt he was a burglar. However, there has never been any evidence to suggest that Arbery broke into any homes.

It took authorities nearly two months to arrest because the first prosecutor assigned to the case refused to bring about charges. On May 5th, leaked cell phone footage of the murder outraged the country. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation took over the case and arrested the gunmen soon after.

On Tuesday, Wanda Cooper, Arbery’s mother, filed a civil lawsuit accusing her son’s killers and local authorities, who initially responded to the shooting, of violating his civil rights. The complaint filed in the U.S. District Court seeks $1 million. Attorneys for the men have maintained that they suspected Arbery of being a burglar; therefore, no crime had been committed.




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California Man Tries To Bury His Wife Alive On Coronado Beach

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Cops arrested a man who attempted to bury his wife alive during a violent attack at a California beach Thursday night.

According to The New York Post, cops responded to a 911 call from the woman just before 9 p.m. She told the police that her husband had just tried to kill her on Coronado Beach.

Twenty-three-year-old Jose Luis Mares III was arrested for attacking his wife after the couple got into an argument that quickly escalated to violence while they were at the beach.

Cops told KSWB that Mares III originally tried to throw his wife out into the surf before bringing her to a lifeguard tower, where he tried burying her alive in the sand.

“She said there was a hole in the ground, and the hole had previously been there from probably kids digging it during the day,” Detective Ryan Brennan of the Coronado Police Department told the news outlet. “But during the struggle, she said he threw her in that hole when he began putting sand on top of her.”

The suspect kicked his wife repeatedly and then suddenly stopped and fled. That’s when the courageous woman ran toward Ocean Boulevard, where a passerby found her on the sidewalk and alerted authorities.




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O-T Fagbenle To Play Barack Obama In Reoccurring role on Showtimes

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In the upcoming Showtime anthology series “The First Lady,” O-T Fagbenle has been cast as President Barack Obama, in a recurring role.

Fagbenle will be starring alongside Viola Davis, who’s going to be playing First Lady Michelle Obama. The show is characterized as a re-framing of American leadership, told at the heart of the White House through the lens of women. Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford, Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt, and Aaron Eckhart as President Gerald Ford will all star in the first season.

Obama served as the United States’ first African American and 44th president from 2009 to 2017. Barack, a member of the Democratic Party, married Michelle Robinson in 1992 before becoming a senator for the state of Illinois in 2005.

Most recently, Fagenle starred as Luke Bankole in The Handmaid’s Tale, the critically acclaimed Hulu film. He will be seen in the Marvel movieBlack Widow” opposite Scarlett Johansson. He has a long television background, and he created, wrote, directed, composed, executive produced and starred in the original series “Maxxx” for Channel 4 and Hulu in April 2020. “The Five,” “The Interceptor,” “Looking,” “As If,” and “Doctor Who” are among his other credits.




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Fans Get First Look At New HBO Documentary ‘Tina’ Based On Iconic Singer’s Life And Career

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Fans are receiving the first look at HBO‘s documentary centered around the life and music career of iconic singer Tina Turner.

On Tuesday, HBO dropped the official trailer for the documentary “Tina.” According to People, the documentary will start at the beginning of her childhood. “My mother used to sit in the window of the kitchen when she was making dinner on Sundays. I used to just watch her. She was just so pretty,” the 81-year-old says in the trailer. “One day, she wasn’t in that window. She was never in it again,” said Tina referring to the moment her mother left her family to get away from the abusive relationship she had with Turner’s father.

“I wanted her to come for me. I waited, and she never did. And it’s alright — you know why?” she adds. “I’m a girl from a cotton field that pulled myself above the destruction and the mistakes. And I’m here for you.”

The documentary was directed by Dan Lindsay, T.J. Martin, and Lightbox. In the description, the doc is described as a “revealing and intimate look at the life and career.” “Tina” will include interviews with Tina in her hometown of Zurich, Switzerland, along with new footage, audiotapes, and personal photos of the songstress.

Hollywood greats like Oprah Winfrey and Tina Turner – who played her in the hit film “What’s Love Got to Do with It” – will also be featured in the documentary. The doc will hit HBO on March 27.




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