Friday’s news links – Aug. 28, 2020

Jacob Blake handcuffed to hospital bed, father says Chicago Sun Times

“He can’t go anywhere,” the 29-year-old’s dad said, speaking of his son’s paralysis. “Why do you have him cuffed to the bed?”

U.S. Marshals in unmarked vehicles assist Kenosha police in arrests Chicago Sun-Times

Civil Rights Leaders Slam Police ‘Solidarity’ With White Militias Amid Jacob Blake Protests NewsOne

Man Shot Dead at Kenosha Protests Was Trying to Stop Gunman, Says Girlfriend Daily Beast

Sports strike

Sports Strike Spreads – NBA, MLB, WNBA, NFL, MLS, Tennis – Everything We Know About the Sports Strike The Cut

‘Strike Is Our Tactic. Solidarity Is Our Power’: NBA, WNBA Players Ignite Work Stoppage to Protest Police Violence Common Dreams

The NBA Strike Will Reverberate for Years to Come Slate

What the Milwaukee Bucks did Wednesday is several orders of magnitude greater than any act of protest we have seen in major American team sports.

NBA Strike Enters 2nd Day – 6 MLB Teams Strike – Killer Cop Removes Romir Talley Mural PayDay Report

Black America’s Fight for Yusuf Hawkins Is Far From Over Daily Beast

RNC Video Showing Rioters In “Biden’s America” Is Actually Spain Buzzfeed

You Know In Your Heart That the Day of Real Resistance Is Coming Down With Tyranny

Indigenous Peoples

O’odham protest border wall construction company in southern Arizona

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