The police shooting of 29-year-old Wisconsin man Jacob Blake is yet another harrowing example of systemic racism in America. Kenosha officers shot him multiple times in the back in front of three of his young children after an alleged altercation, adding Blake to a disconcertingly long list of 2020 police brutality victims that include George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks, and Tony McDade.
Oprah, who has been a vocal proponent of the fight for racial justice, shared her thoughts on Instagram about what happened to Blake, and how urgently things need to change in our society. She included a video clip of Blake’s sister Letetra Wideman speaking as well.
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