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Supporters of Blake family gather for 'Day of Service' in Kenosha

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Day of service for the community held by Blake family
Posted at 7:54 PM, Sep 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-16 20:54:26-04

KENOSHA — On Wednesday, supporters of Jacob Blake and his family made an effort to turn negatives into positive as he continues to recover.

Justin Blake, Jacob Blake's uncle, led an day of service in Kenosha was joined by dozens of supporters.

“We are trying to heal as the Blake family heals as well," Justin Blake said.

Volunteers delivered one thousand meals were dropped to people in need; including veterans, the elderly and people experiencing homeless.

As Kenosha recovers, Jacob continues his recovery in a hospital bed in Milwaukee.

“Some days are not so good. Some days are better so we as a family thank god that most of the days are better," Justin Blake said.

Justin says his nephew remains paralyzed and heavily medicated, but his spirit is still there.

“Je’s getting better. We are glad to see his vibrant personality to come out," Justin Blake said.

Not far from the Blake family’s day of service, there was another group. Activist and musician Sean Feucht gathered his supporters for another Wisconsin stop along his "Let Us Worship" tour at Civic Center Park outside the Kenosha County Courthouse. Online, Feucht has criticized Black Lives Matter as an institution with a hidden agenda.

As for Justin Blake, he said it’s just another reminder to him and his nephew to keep fighting.

"You don’t want to feed him too much at a time, he sees TV. He’s knows his uncle loves him and is out here fighting for justice," Justin Blake said. "This is 2020, this cannot be tolerated on any square inch of America.”

After delivery of the meals, supporters gathered in a park for a day of healing and celebration.

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