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WNBA Players Wear Shirts With ‘Bullet Holes,’ Games Canceled In Protest

WNBA players joined NBA players and other athletes on Wednesday in protesting the police shooting of Jacob Blake, with the women’s basketball league’s players announcing all three of the night’s games were canceled.

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The Washington Mystics made a powerful statement ahead of their scheduled game against the Atlanta Dream. Team members wore white shirts with a letter each to spell out Blake’s name. On the backs, the shirts had seven bullet holes, representing each time the 29-year-old Black man was shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Sunday night.

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