Former King Matt Barnes Is Hosting A Rally In Sacramento For Stephon Clark
Former Sacramento Kings participant Matt Barnes has joined the reason for protesters in Sacramento demanding accountability for the capturing loss of life of Stephon Clark.
The previous Kings ahead and retired NBA participant is reportedly organizing a rally with protesters who’ve taken to the streets of Sacramento during the last two weeks after the 22-year-old unarmed African American man was shot 20 times by police in his grandmother’s yard.
Sacramento Bee reporter Jason Jones reported earlier within the week that Barnes is organizing a rally for the weekend that can coincide with Clark’s funeral, and that some Kings gamers are anticipated to attend.
Tuesday night marked the second straight Kings home game that was interrupted by protesters, forcing Kings officers to shut off entry to Golden 1 Heart. The preliminary protest was started outside the venue on Thursday night in a recreation towards the Atlanta Hawks, however Tuesday’s protest started when Clark’s brother interrupted a Sacramento Metropolis Council assembly. Afterward, a march to the Kings house venue pressured officers to take related motion than they did final week.
The Kings have publicly supported the protests and the fitting of these to make use of the crew to amplify their voices, however a Twitter account related to the protests identified on Tuesday night time that protesters can “make a distinction and nonetheless be optimistic.”