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Heroes, Villains, and Victims of Kenosha, Wisconsin

Kenosha, black, white, and red all over

A small city at the southeast corner of Wisconsin, Kenosha borders the shore of Lake Michigan and became a focal point of the Second American Civil War on the fourth Sunday of August, 2020.

Jacob Blake, shot in the back by police

This conflict was sparked by the shooting of Jacob Blake earlier that Sunday evening. A police officer shot him seven times in the back. Blake survived.

Was it justified?

People of Kenosha are citizens of the United States and afforded all the rights and responsibilities that comes with this.

Jacob Blake is innocent until proven guilty, and he has the right to bear arms. This includes the knife he had in his hand or was reaching for.

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