A Kenosha police officer shot an unarmed Black man seven times in the back. An armed teenage vigilante has been charged with five felonies for shooting three people, and killing two, at the ensuing protests. As marches continued, with armed white snipers observed on downtown Kenosha rooftops, the state’s governor called for a special session of the legislature on police violence and social justice.
When the Milwaukee Bucks sat out anNBA playoff game Wednesday, amidst national protests after a Kenosha, Wisc., police officer shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back, the basketball team joined the call for their state legislature to reconvene and take action.
On Monday, Wisconsin’s state senate and assembly met. But it was more of a skeletal session than