Sasha Johnson, a prominent Black Lives Matter activist, is in critical condition after being shot in the head in London on Sunday (May 23).
The news was revealed on The Taking the Initiative Party’s Facebook page; Johnson is a member of its executive leadership committee. The post read, “It is with great sadness that we inform you that our own Sasha Johnson has sustained a gunshot wound to her head. Sasha has always been actively fighting for black people and the injustices that surround the black community, as well as being both a member of BLM and a member of Taking the Initiative Party’s executive leadership committee.
“Sasha is also a mother of three and a strong, powerful voice for our people and our community. Let’s all come together and pray for Sasha, pray for her recovery and show our support to her family and loved ones.”