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Protests in downtown Kenosha following Blake charging decision

Posted at 11:17 PM, Jan 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-06 00:21:31-05

KENOSHA — A couple of dozen protesters took to the streets in Kenosha Tuesday following the decision to not charge the police officer who shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back last August.

As temperatures reached near freezing, the protesters - some on foot, others in cars - marched in the city's downtown, chanting "no justice, no peace" and other rallying calls made famous over the summer.

The protesters eventually made it to an area outside the Kenosha County Courthouse, where they lined up against armed Wisconsin National Guards members.

But in stark contrast to the protests and unrest of the summer, the protest remained relatively small. By 10 p.m., the protesters had split up.

Local police have not mentioned any arrests or violence.

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