Saturday, March 6, 2021

Milwaukee Bucks Issue Statement Demanding Police Accountability and Legislative Reform (Watch)

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Milwaukee Bucks issue statement after boycotting Game 5 of their playoff match up to protest the police shooting of Jacob Blake (Aug. 26, 2020)

*The Milwaukee Bucks’ historic decision to boycott their NBA playoff game Wednesday evening in protest of the Jacob Blake shooting by police prompted the NBA to postpone all games scheduled for Wednesday night and sent shock waves throughout the sports world.

In a statement addressing their decision, the Bucks called on police officers involved in the shooting to be held accountable and for the Wisconsin State Legislature to reconvene and pass “meaningful” reform.

Watch their full statement below:

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