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Jacob Blake family, prominent leaders to march for #JusticeForJacob in Milwaukee

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Posted at 4:34 PM, Sep 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-11 10:33:30-04

MILWAUKEE — The family of Jacob Blake and dozens of prominent leaders and local groups will be marching to demand justice for Blake, who was shot in the back seven times by a Kenosha police officer last month.

The march will kick off at 11:30 a.m. on Sept. 12, starting at Martin Luther King Park at 1401 W. Vliet St. in Milwaukee.

Prominent attendants include: Justice for Jacob, Peace in the Streets, BLAK,The Peoples Revolution, Breaking Barriers Mentoring INC - All Of Us Or None WI, Project Return EX-incarcerated People Organizations (EXPO), SAC, and the ACLU.

“We will keep fighting for justice for Jacob. We will keep fighting to see the officers who shot him charged and convicted. We will keep fighting to eliminate the police brutality and racism in our systems that have caused this to happen over and over again to Black and brown men and women in the United States," said Tanya McLean, friend of Jacob Blake’s family, in a release Thursday.

People attending the march, including speakers, are:

Special Address: Justin Blake and Jacob Blake Sr.
Special Guest Speakers:
Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. - Black Panther Party Cubs, Prisoners of Conscience
Committee
Professor Benneth Lee - Justice Studies NEIU, National Alliance for the Empowerment
of the Formerly Incarcerated
Young Bleed - No Limit Records
Other Speakers include:
Caliph Muab-El - Breaking Barriers, All of Us or None WI
David Bowen - Elected official
Greg Bennet JR - Peace in the streets
Porche Bennet - BLAK
Senator Lena Taylor
Vaun Mayes - AOUON - COM FORCE
David.B - State Representative 10th district
Minster Cielcel Lacy - Brother of Earnest Lacy
Tiffany Henry - President of Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals
Markisa Tucker - President of the African American Round Table
Khalil CLoeman - The Founder of the peoples revolution
Monique West - Mother of Ty’Rese West
Brother Hogan Bey Grand Governor KN - Moorish Science Temple of America
Tracy Cole - Alvin Cole’s mother
The Anderson Family
Stevante Clark - SAC
Amina Matthews - Pause for Peace & daughter of Jeff Fort Bey
Young Bleed - No limit Entertainment
Destiny Monae - The Peoples Revolution - Organizer
Greg Bennet - Peace In The Streets
Jerome Dillard - EXPO
Tracy Cole - Mother of Alvin Cole
Sean Wilson - ACLU
Sedan Smith - Breaking Barriers Mentoring
Sequanna Taylor - Elected official
Tanya McLean - Peace in the streets/ A.E.R
Special Tribute: Rebecca Burrell
Young Bleed - No Limit ENT
Misty Blanco - Misty Firm Corp
Kenya Amir - Misty TV Firm Corp
Prez - Bad Boy ENT
Young Mere - Misty TV Firm Corp
Dini Hue - Universal Records
Blaq Ice - King of Poetry

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