Black men shot at rally across the United States, protesting police and racism August 30 at 11:12 a.m.
Protests against a black man being shot from behind by a police officer in Midwestern Wisconsin continue across the country over the weekend. In the men’s hometown, families also participated in a protest rally in which they protested against the police and racial discrimination.
In Kenosha, Midwestern Wisconsin, a black man, Jacob Blake, was shot by police officers seven times at close range and protests against police across the country continue.
On the 29th, the first weekend after the shooting, more than 1,000 people, including Blake’s family and local residents, gathered in front of Kenosha’s courthouse to protest against the police and racism, with banners saying “Justice for Jacob.”
Mr. Blake’s father, who participated, said, “The police didn’t treat my son as a human being. I’ve had a lot of things like this over and over again. If there is no justice, there is no peace.”
Meanwhile, President Trump today announced his thoughts on visiting Kenosha, Wisconsin.
According to the White House, President Trump will visit the site on the 1st of next month and meet with police officials.
In the United States, in May, a black man was beheaded and killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis, Midwestern Minnesota.