• Jacob Blake August 31, 2020 11:00 pm

    Why President Trump Won't Meet With Jacob Blake's Family During Kenosha Visit

    Despite visiting Kenosha on Tuesday, President Trump doesn’t plan to meet with the family of Jacob Blake, a Black man who was shot seven times in the back by a police officer. Protesters have marched in Kenosha every night since Blake’s shooting on Aug. 23, with some protests devolving into unrest that damaged buildings and vehicles. Blake, 29, was paralyzed as...

  • kenosha protests August 31, 2020 8:45 pm

    Indiana Congressman Proposes Bill to Make Rioters Ineligible for Unemployment Aid

    U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, a Republican from Northeast Indiana, has proposed a bill in Congress that would render people ineligible for federal unemployment aid if they’re convicted of federal crimes related to demonstrations like those that have continued for more than a week in Kenosha. The “Support Peaceful Protest Act,” which was introduced on Friday, would require convicted rioters...

  • Jacob Blake August 28, 2020 11:48 pm

    Attorney: Jacob Blake No Longer Handcuffed to Hospital Bed

    Jacob Blake is no longer shackled to his hospital bed, as he had been following a police shooting in southeastern Wisconsin that left him paralyzed, his attorneys said Friday. Kenosha Police Officer Rusten Sheskey shot Blake, a Black man, seven times in the back on Sunday while responding to a domestic abuse call. Protesters have filled Kenosha’s streets every...

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