Citation

Why Cellphone Videos of Black People’s Deaths Should Be Considered Sacred, Like Lynching Photographs

Author:
Richardson, Allisa
Publication:
The Conversation
Year:
2020

This article is republished with permission from The Conversation. As Ahmaud Arbery fell to the ground, the sound of the gunshot that took his life echoed loudly throughout his Georgia neighborhood. I rewound the video of his killing. Each time I viewed it, I was drawn first to the young black jogger’s seemingly carefree stride, which was halted by two white men in a white