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Jacob Blake sues Kenosha police officer after prosecutors declined to seek criminal charges

An African American man who was paralyzed after he was shot in the back by a Kenosha, Wis., police officer is suing the officer after prosecutors declined to seek criminal charges.

Why it matters: The federal lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court comes during stalling efforts to massively reshape police departments nationwide after last summer's protest over systemic racism and police excessive force.

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