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The Rock responds to the police shooting of Jacob Blake

On Sunday, Aug. 23, Jacob Blake was shot at seven times at close range by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Video footage of the incident doesn’t establish a reason for this inhumane shooting; Blake’s back was turned towards police as he was leaning into his vehicle, and then he was shot at seven times in front of his children. Blake, a 29 year old black man and father of six children, is now hospitalized and paralyzed from the waist down, and facing an extremely challenging road ahead as a result of the severe injuries inflicted upon him by police.

There have been protests in Kenosha every day since this police shooting, and these protests reached into the sports world yesterday. Multiple games in the NBA, MLB, WNBA, and MLS were postponed due to players protesting against racial injustice.

The Rock announced that he has also postponed one of his projects, as he reacted to the police shooting of Blake on Twitter:

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