Jacob Blake Says He Didn’t Want to Be the Next George Floyd in First Interview

  Jacob Blake detailed the events of a police shooting that left him paralyzed and contributed to the civil unrest America experienced throughout the 2020 summer. Speaking with Good Morning America’s Michael Strahan five months after the shooting, Blake recalled getting shot in front of two of his six children. “I didn’t want to be the next George Floyd. I didn’t want to die,” Blake said when describing his reaction to getting shot. According to Blake, he was at the home of Laquisha Booker — the mother of three of his children…

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