Law’s Ayesha Bell Hardaway discussed the sentencing of men convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery

What the hate crime verdicts in Ahmaud Arbery’s death say about justice and race in America

USA Today: Ayesha Bell Hardaway, associate professor of law and co-director of the Social Justice Institute, discussed the sentencing of three white Georgia men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery, marking the end of the federal hate crimes case. “‘None of this will heal the pain of the Arbery family,” she said. “And none of it will remove the terror felt by Black men, women and children who are targeted because of the color of their skin. But this case can serve as notice to those who espouse white supremacist views that there is no safe harbor in the federal system for those who act on their racist views.”