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In the Eye of the Storm: A Report from #Kenosha

Report from Hard Crackers on the Kenosha uprising on the first several days of the uprising following the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

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#Kenosha #WI: US Cops Are Treating White Militias as “Heavily Armed Friendlies”

A video from the uprising in Kenosha, Wisconsin, shows police giving water to a group of armed white men. One officer uses his vehicle’s loudspeaker to tell them, “We appreciate you guys. We really do.” Soon thereafter, one of the group, 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse, shot three protesters, killing two.

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“Not A Family Friendly Event”: Militia Leader Invokes #Kenosha Killer On Eve Of “Straight Pride” Rally Backed By Local Pastors

Last year, Don Grundmann, a former member of the militant pro-life group Operation Rescue, who has been involved in far-Right and pro-life groups for much of his life, finally gained his 15 minutes of fame after calling for a “Straight Pride Parade” in Modesto, California, located east of the bay area. Community opposition to the event drew out thousands in a series of protests and highly contested meetings, demanding that the city council not issue the group a permit. At one of the meetings, Grundmann famously declared, “We’re a totally peaceful racist group.”

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Probation Office Burned Down the Second Night of #Kenosha #Wisconsin Uprising

Kenosha, a city of about 100,000 people halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee along Lake Michigan, rose up in protest for a second night Monday and early Tuesday after Kenosha police officers shot Jacob Blake, a Black man, about 5 p.m. Sunday.

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#Kenosha #Wisconsin Erupts After Police Try to Execute Jacob Blake

Jacob Blake was shot by an officer of the enemy in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Sunday. Blake, 29, had been working on breaking up a fight, when he returned to his vehicle with his 3 sons inside. The pig grabbed his shirt and shot him 7 times as he was turned away. Blake is currently in intensive care, fighting for his life.

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