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'7 bullets, 7 days': Protesters march for Blake in Kenosha

Posted at 9:25 PM, Aug 29, 2020

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — With chants of “One person, one vote!" and "No justice, no peace!” a crowd of about 1,000 demonstrators gathered outside a Wisconsin courthouse Saturday to denounce police violence and share messages of change, a week after an officer shot Jacob Blake in the back and left the 29-year-old Black man paralyzed.

The diverse group of protesters also chanted “Seven bullets, seven days!” - a reference to the number of times Blake was shot last Sunday - as they marched toward the courthouse in Kenosha.

There Blake's father, Jacob Blake Sr., gave an impassioned call for changing a system he described as fostering police brutality and racial inequities.