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Jacob Blake Released From Hospital

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Six weeks after being shot in the back by Kenosha, Wisconsin police, Jacob Blake has been released from a Milwaukee hospital. According to Blake’s attorney, Patrick Cafferty, the 29-year-old is currently paralyzed from the waist down and has been transferred to “a spinal injury rehabilitation center in Chicago.”

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Jacob Blake’s Sister Speaks Out After Brother’s Shooting: ‘I Don’t Want Your Pity, I Want Change’

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As Jacob Blake recovers from a police shooting that left him paralyzed below the waist, his sister demanded change, saying the incident is “nothing new” in what the student of Black history portrayed as a lengthy run of violence against Black Americans, concluding, “I’m not sad, I’m not sorry, I’m angry.”

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Jacob Blake, An Unarmed Black Man, Was Shot By Police 7 Times. When Will Police Violence End?

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In the early hours of Monday morning, police deployed tear gas in Kenosha, Wisconsin in order to dispel a group of protesters. But the protestors persisted, chanting the name “Jacob Blake” in response to graphic footage of local police shooting Blake, a Black man, in the back seven times.

Police Say Gloria Bambo Committed Suicide By Hanging But The Internet Begs To Differ

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A 20-year-old South African woman named Gloria Bambo was found hanging in the garage of her Texas home last week and though her death was ruled a suicide, there are concerns that it may not have been. Someone on Facebook named Jamilla Arnold raised concerns about Bambo’s mysterious death which led to more speculation on social media.

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Philando Castile & Alton Sterling’s Killings Show An Indifferent System For Black Gun Owners

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Four years ago, two deaths sent shockwaves — and outrage — through the United States. On July 5, 2016, Alton Sterling was killed by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana outside a store where he was selling CDs. One day later, on July 6, Philando Castile was shot and killed by police during a traffic stop in St. Paul, Minnesota while his girlfriend and young child were in the car. There were many similarities between the cases, aside from the dates of their occurrence. Namely, both men were legally carrying guns on them at the time of their deaths, though neither were brandishing their weapons or threatening police with them. And neither of their killers were held accountable.

Delbert Africa, longtime MOVE member recently released from prison, has died

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Delbert Africa, a longtime member of the Black liberation group MOVE, has died. Africa, 74, was one of nine members of the organization that were imprisoned on third-degree murder charges following an August 1978 armed standoff with Philadelphia police that left an officer dead and more than a dozen others injured.

Video Footage Shows Rayshard Brooks’ Final Moments Before Police Shot & Killed Him

Video Footage Shows Rayshard Brooks’ Final Moments Before Police Shot & Killed Him

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Another wave of protests condemning police brutality against Black men and women occurred over the weekend following the Friday night death of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta, Georgia, who was killed by two white police officers. Brooks, who was a young father, was shot and killed in a Wendy’s parking lot after being pulled over.

What You Need To Know About Riah Milton And Dominique Fells, The Black Transgender Women Murdered This Week

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As Black Lives Matter protests continued across the U.S. and the world this week, two Black transgender women were killed within a 24-hour period. Riah Milton of Liberty Township, Ohio was shot several times during a robbery attempt on Tuesday, and Dominique Rem’mie Fells’s remains were found alongside the Schuylkill River in the Bartam’s Garden area of Philadelphia Monday night.

A Florida ‘Karen’ called the police on a solo Black Lives Matter protester standing completely alone on a street corner

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Just after 6 p.m. on Sunday, Shane Meyers was staging a peaceful, one-man protest in the affluent white suburb of Wellington, Florida when indie rapper AngieonMars spotted him on the corner of Forest Hill Blvd and U.S. route 441 with a sign that read “black lives f-cking matter.”