Why there will be no justice for Jacob Blake

His shooting may have been unjust, but in the eyes of the law, it probably wasn’t ‘unreasonable’

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There’s a reason why the chant “no justice, no peace” is a staple of protests against police violence. The slogan is evergreen. It states simply and plainly what the deal is: Give us justice, then there will be peace. And it’s a…

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Justin Ward

Justin Ward

Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD