This 27 August 2020 video from the USA says about itself:
“On a Hunting Spree”: Wisconsin Representative David Bowen Says Cops Turned Blind Eye to White Militias in Kenosha
The police shooting of Jacob Blake has sparked massive protests across the country and in Kenosha, where a white teenager opened fire on Black Lives Matter protesters and killed two people.
Wisconsin state Representative David Bowen, who has attended racial justice protests in Kenosha, says he “witnessed firsthand” how freely organized white supremacists targeted protesters without interference from law enforcement, and accuses police of giving Rittenhouse the “Dylann Roof treatment”, managing to arrest him without incident, while unarmed Black people are frequently met with deadly force.
“This is Exhibit A and Exhibit B of why we need to transform law enforcement and public safety in Wisconsin and in this country,” Bowen says.
NBA TEAMS BOYCOTT GAMES IN PROTEST The NBA postponed playoff games in response to several teams’ decisions to not participate over Sunday’s police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Bucks initially staged a walkout during their playoff game against the Orlando Magic. WNBA and some MLB teams have also postponed games in solidarity. [HuffPost]
Players shut down NBA playoffs in protest over Jacob Blake shooting. By Alan Gilman, 27 August 2020. The refusal of the Milwaukee Bucks to take the court for their Wednesday playoff game forced professional basketball to postpone all of Wednesday’s games.
WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT KENOSHA SHOOTING Catch up on the facts surrounding the police shooting of Jacob Blake and the protests. Amid the unrest, a 17-year-old from Illinois who was among a group of heavily armed vigilantes has been charged in a shooting at a protest that left two dead and one injured. [HuffPost]
Tucker Carlson tries to justify actions of teen charged in Kenosha killings.
OREGON GOV.: TRUMP ERASING MINORITY VOICES The Trump administration’s sudden decision to end 2020 census field operations a month early will disproportionately hurt communities of color, and this is absolutely what the administration intended to do, according to Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, a Democrat. [HuffPost]
Tomi Lahren accidentally calls Trump an idiot in Hindi.
PENCE KEEPS MUM ON CRISES The vice president barely touched on the crises facing America — including the pandemic, police brutality, racial injustices and Hurricane Laura — in a convention speech that praised President Donald Trump at length. [HuffPost]
Why a zoo took 114 years to apologize for caging a man
LIFE SENTENCE FOR CHRISTCHURCH MOSQUE SHOOTER The white supremacist who killed 51 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques was sentenced to life in prison without parole, the maximum. The judge said Brenton Tarrant‘s crimes were so wicked that a lifetime in jail couldn’t begin to atone for them. [HuffPost]