Vigil honors Jacob Blake and victims of police brutality

Brandon Buckles

News Writer

bbuckles@unca.edu

Photo by Brandon Buckles                        Organizers take turns speaking to the gathered crowd.

Asheville social justice supporters held a vigil for Jacob Blake, the Black father of six who was shot seven times in the back by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Aug. 23.

Organizers said they held the vigil to celebrate Jacob Blake surviving his violent encounter and to grieve the lost lives of others who…

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