NBA Game Boycott Against Police Violence Ripples Across Professional Sports

By David Martinez On August 26, the Milwaukee Bucks were scheduled to take the court for a National Basketball Association (NBA) playoff game against the Orlando Magic. After a discussion in the locker room, the players chose to boycott the game in protest of the unceasing police brutality against Black people, primarily in response to the shooting of Jacob Blake and the reactionary murders of … Continue reading NBA Game Boycott Against Police Violence Ripples Across Professional Sports

Kenosha: Jacob Blake Police Shooting Sparks Uprising, Teen Reactionary Kills Two Protesters

By David Martinez In Kenosha, Wisconsin, the police shooting of 29-year-old Jacob Blake, a Black father of six, ignited three consecutive nights of combative protests in the mid-size Midwestern city. After the community rose up to burn down government buildings and expropriate businesses, far-right armed vigilantes have come in to threaten protesters, and on Tuesday, one of the armed individuals, 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse, shot two … Continue reading Kenosha: Jacob Blake Police Shooting Sparks Uprising, Teen Reactionary Kills Two Protesters