Unending Racism: Another Black Man Shot by Police in the US

Kenosha Police Responding to Protest in Wisconsin Last Night: Photo Courtesy

Wisconsin: The US police have yet again shot another black man while responding to a domestic incident.

Jacob Blake, the latest victim of racism and police brutality, is currently at Froedtert hospital after incurring several shootings by the police yesterday night.

Based on the video that surfaced online, Mr. Blake was shot on the back as he was trying to get into a car in the city of Kenosha.

Three officers were captured by the camera pointing their weapons at the unarmed man.

Hundreds of people marched to the police headquarters on Sunday night, setting vehicles on fire. The police used teargas to disperse the charged crowd. Other responses included a declaration of a state of emergency within the city by the local authority.

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers also condemned the incident.

While briefing the media about the incident, the governor said, “While we do not have all of the details yet, what we know for certain is that he is not the first black man or person to have been shot or injured or mercilessly killed at the hands of individuals in law enforcement in our state or our country.”

“We stand against excessive use of force and immediate escalation when engaging with black Wisconsinites,” he added.

The Wisconsin Department of Justice is currently currying investigations about the incident. The shooting came barely four months after unrest marred major cities and streets across the US following the brutal killing of an African-American man named George Floyd.

Mr. Floyd was killed under abnormal circumstances when a white police officer knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes.

The death of Georg Floyd sparked the ‘Black Lives Matter protests’ across the US and around the world.

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