As nationwide protests continue over the death of George Floyd, Navan Ward was on the phone this week with the other officers of the American Association for Justice, where he is set to become president-elect next month. For Ward, who is an African American, the issue is personal. A principal at Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, Ward and his wife took their 9-year-old twin boys to a protest on Sunday in Atlanta.

“It’s a moral issue,” he said, “and anyone with any type of moral compass, with a conscience, should be affected by what they see.”

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