Bulletproof vest gross sales are hovering for one black-owned firm that claims persons are searching for heightened safety throughout these turbulent occasions.
A spokesperson for the bulletproof vest enterprise known as Thyk Skynn, tells TMZ … it is seen a rise in gross sales of practically 400 p.c over the previous few months, and this week — within the wake of the Jacob Blake taking pictures and the following violence — orders are once more skyrocketing.
The corporate was based by a former Atlanta cop who says he began the enterprise for harmless folks craving safety.
The vests look totally different from conventional Kevlar vests … they’re extra modern for starters.
The perform, nonetheless, is similar … Thyk Skynn’s vests are supposed to preserve its clients from turning into the next victim of a senseless shooting … whether or not by a cop or a citizen with a sick gun fantasy.
As … protests against racism and to advertise social justice reached a fever pitch this summer time following the killing of George Floyd, and the motion’s been reinvigorated after a white Kenosha, WI cop shot Blake within the again 7 occasions.
Protests and riots within the days following turned lethal when a 17-year-old white male named Kyle Rittenhouse opened hearth on protesters and killed 2 whereas injuring one other.