Stories tagged: "Jacob Blake"


Lebron James is just one of the many athletes who have stood up to support Black Lives Matter since George Floyd's killing by police in May.
The Complete Timeline of Athletes Speaking Out Against Racial Injustice Since the Death of George Floyd

Major sports leagues, teams, and individual players have all taken action on civil rights since the killing of George Floyd, continuing the legacy of athletes protesting against injustice.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., talks about her meeting with the family of Jacob Blake during a tour of the IBEW 494 training facility Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Harris and Pence Visited Wisconsin. Harris Met Jacob Blake’s Family. Pence Didn’t Say His Name.

The Democratic vice presidential nominee made her first in-person campaign trail stop in Wisconsin, where she visited Blake's family and met with union workers to mark Labor Day.

Joe Biden Kenosha Jacob Blake
Tale of Two Visits: Biden Talks Systemic Racism and With Blake Family. Trump Steered Clear of Both.

Biden says he spoke with Jacob Blake by phone and learned he is no longer in the intensive care unit.

Despite President Donald Trump's impending arrival to Kenosha, the Justice for Jacob Blake Celebration drew the attention of national and international media. Here, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Blake's uncle, Justin Blake (red shirt) address the press. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Jacob Blake’s Uncle to Trump: Keep His Foul Language Away From Our Family

Supporters of the police shooting victim gather away from President Trump’s appearance to focus on healing and justice.

President Donald Trump bows his head down at a conservative summit in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Donald Trump, Who Is President, Tries to Blame Deadly Violence on Joe Biden

Trump’s latest Twitter barrage represents perhaps the clearest signal yet: He is banking his re-election campaign around stoking racial division and using scare tactics to try and convince suburban women to vote for him instead of Joe Biden.

Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul, both Democrats, have asked President Trump to stay away from Kenosha. Trump is planning to visit the city Tuesday. (Image via Shutterstock)
Trump Plans Kenosha Visit, But Wisconsin Governor Says It Will ‘Hinder Our Healing’

Governor sends a letter to the President asking him not to come. Sen. Ron Johnson refuses to condemn Trump or vigilantes.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
WATCH: Kamala Harris Addresses Jacob Blake Shooting in Rebuttal Speech to RNC

Senator Kamala Harris said victims of police violence would have a voice in a Biden-Harris administration, in stark contrast to Trump’s silence on everything from police brutality to the death toll of the coronavirus pandemic.