As the father of six Black boys, it isn't lost on Blake Jr. that his sons may encounter the police one day. Witnessing their father's shooting has heavily influenced their view of law enforcement.
How 3 minutes ripped apart Jacob Blake's life & rekindled his family's activism
Jacob Blake Jr. is more than just a name to chant. He's a father to six sons and a descendant of a line of activists, preachers, and educated professionals. Blake Jr.'s family has dealt with his shooting in different ways, trying to support him, push for justice, and live up to the legacy of their forebears. "We weren't just fighting for Little Jake. We were fighting for all the Little Jakes around the nation," his uncle Justin Blake told Insider.