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Jacob Blake: Police AVOID charges over Kenosha shooting

No charges will be filed against white police officer Rusten Sheskey, who shot black man Jacob Blake seven times and left him paralyzed, Kenosha County prosecutors announced Tuesday

Jacob Blake’s family have said they will continue to fight for justice as peaceful protesters gathered in Kenosha Tuesday night after the District Attorney refused to prosecute the white cop who shot the black man seven times in front of his kids.   Justin Blake, the 29-year-old’s uncle, slammed the decision not to file charges against…

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Wisconsin police officer who shot Jacob Blake will not face criminal charges – National

Click to play video 'Families of Breonna Taylor, Jacob Blake call for criminal justice reform'

Editor’s note: This story has been corrected to reflect Rittenhouse pleaded not guilty to all charges. A Wisconsin prosecutor declined Tuesday to file charges against a white police officer who shot a Black man in the back in Kenosha, concluding he couldn’t disprove the officer’s contention that he acted in self-defence because he feared the…

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‘It was not a good sight’: Trump makes first public comments on Jacob Blake shooting

President Trump has spoken for the first time about the shooting of Jacob Blake (pictured), saying that he is looking into the incident. Blake was shot seven times by a police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Sunday

President Trump has spoken for the first time about the shooting of Jacob Blake, saying that he is looking into the incident.  Blake, a 29-year-old black father, was shot seven times by police Sunday as they responded to a domestic incident at a home in Kenosha, Wisconsin.  The shooting sparked several nights of rioting in…

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March on Washington: Thousands to take part days after Jacob Blake shooting – National

March on Washington: Thousands to take part days after Jacob Blake shooting - National

WASHINGTON — Capping a week of protests and outrage over the police shooting of a Black man in Wisconsin, civil rights advocates will highlight the scourge of police and vigilante violence against Black Americans at a commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Thousands are expected at the steps of the…

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‘Nothing’s really changing:’ Raptors’ VanVleet, Powell speak out after Jacob Blake shooting

‘Nothing’s really changing:’ Raptors’ VanVleet, Powell speak out after Jacob Blake shooting

Their raw emotion evident, their frustration palpable, Fred VanVleet and Norman Powell found themselves once again addressing the media in the aftermath of another shooting of a Black man by police. The two Toronto Raptors are among the many players that have been using their platform at the NBA’s post-season bubble to speak out against…

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