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Jacob Blake Speaks Out For the First Time Since Kenosha Shooting

Jacob Blake, the 29-year-old Black man at the center of a police-involved shooting that has let to protests and rioting, has spoken out for the first time.
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Jacob Blake No Longer Restrained, Guarded in Hospital: Attorney

The Black man shot by a Kenosha, Wisconsin police officer last weekend is no longer shackled and under guard as he tries to recover in a hospital, a defense attorney said Friday.
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Paul Pierce Explains Why Blacks Are ‘Scared of Cops’ in Emotional ESPN Segment

Studio analyst Paul Pierce explained why African Americans are “scared of cops” during an emotional segment on NBA Countdown. Pierce’s ESPN colleague Michael Wilbon discussed his fear as a parent amid the continued threat of police brutality.
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Wisconsin Governor Looking Into Reports That Jacob Blake Is Handcuffed to Hospital Bed

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said Thursday he’ll look into reports that Jacob Blake is being handcuffed to his hospital bed as he tries to recover from serious injuries.
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Barack Obama 'Commends' NBA Boycott in Response to Jacob Blake Shooting

Former United States president Barack Obama commended NBA players for Wednesday’s boycott of playoff games in response to Jacob Blake’s shooting in Wisconsin earlier this week.
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NBA Playoff Games and WNBA Games Postponed After Players Boycott in Wake of Blake Shooting

The Milwaukee Bucks and Orlando Magic were not on the floor for their scheduled playoff game on Wednesday, in a reported protest of the recent police shooting of an unarmed black man in Wisconsin.
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Social Media Reacts to NBA’s Unprecedented Boycott of Wednesday’s Playoff Games

Jesse Pantuosco gathers social media reaction to the Bucks’ unprecedented decision to boycott Wednesday’s NBA playoff game in protest of Jacob Blake’s shooting in Wisconsin earlier this week.
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Kenosha Police: 3 Shot, 2 Fatally, During Third Night of Unrest Following Shooting of Jacob Blake

Two people were fatally shot, and at least one other was injured during a third night of unrest Tuesday in Kenosha over the police shooting of a black man, Jacob Blake.
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Doc Rivers Speaks on Jacob Blake Shooting: 'This Country Does Not Love Us Back'

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers spoke on the shooting of Jacob Blake after a playoff game on Tuesday, marveling at “why we keep loving this country, and this country does not love us back.”
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Several Arrested in Atlanta Jacob Blake Protest

Atlanta police say 8 arrests were made during protests Tuesday night in Atlanta.
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