Petition Calls For Police Firing After Jacob Blake Shooting
Kenosha police shot Blake several times in the back in front of his children after he allegedly broke up an altercation between two women. Blake was taken to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee where it is reported that he is in serious condition.
Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump will represent the Jacob Blake family and released a statement calling for justice.
Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden, has also released an official statement this morning.
“Equal justice has not been real for Black Americans and so many others. We are at an inflection point,” Biden continued in his statement. “We must dismantle systemic racism. It is the urgent task before us.”
“We must fight to honor the ideals laid in the original American promise, which we are yet to attain: That all men and women are created equal, but more importantly that they must be treated equally.”
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