Another Black Man Shot; In Wisconsin In Front Of His Three Kids

Jacob Blake

by Muthoni Kimani August 27, 2020

Talented Singer Beyonce and Rapper Cardi B have spoken out after a black man was shot multiple times by police, reportedly leaving him paralyzed from the waist down.

The 'If I Were a Boy' hitmaker shared her support and sympathy for 29-year-old Jacob Blake and his family.

It is claimed it would "take a miracle" to walk again after officers shot him in Wisconsin on Sunday. This happened in front of his three children.

The incident was captured on video and raised many questions about black people's treatment in the US. Beyonce, who has frequently voiced her support for victims of police violence, shared a picture of Mr. Blake and his three sons and wrote;

The shooting, which happened barely three months after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, triggered protests in Wisconsin city. Blake's attorney, Ben Crump, said the bullets severed his client's spinal cord and shattered his vertebrae.

That said, the officers involved in the shooting have not been named, and the Wisconsin Department of Justice is investigating. Rapper Cardi B, also condemned the shooting, she wrote on her


"Wow this is SICKENING ! I can't believe it ! What's going to be the excuse now ? They just don't give a fuck nomore ! SOMETHING MUST HAPPEN !Yooo this is insane they really not giving a fuck anymore.Lord please!"

After Mr. Floyd's death in May triggered worldwide protests, other cases involving alleged police malpractice resurfaced.

One of the most unfortunate incidents was Breonna Taylor's, a 26-year-old African American medical worker shot dead by police in Louisville, Kentucky, in March. Celebrities are among those demanding the officers involved are arrested.


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