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Black Lives Matter Activist Released From Jail After Being Arrested During Protest

Black Lives Matter Activist Released From Jail After Being Arrested During Protest

On Saturday night, as a few hundred protesters gathered at the Baton Rouge Police Department, police arrested Deray Mckesson, a key figure in the Black Lives Matter movement. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks confirms that WAFB-TV reporter Chris Slaughter was among 91 arrested on that charge.



Prominent Black Lives Matter activist arrested

At least five officers were injured in the protest. Mckesson is one of the most recognizable faces to emerge from the Black Lives Matter movement. In central California, several hundred protesters blocked several intersections as they marched against police brutality in central Fresno. "For the most part, we're trying to keep them out of traffic", said BRPD Police Chief Carl Dabadie.



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In a video from Louisiana, where Alton Sterling was killed during an arrest , Mckesson is walking on the side of the road and noting the lack of a sidewalk. Authorities identified the Dallas shooter as Micah Johnson, a veteran of the USA war in Afghanistan who was killed later by police. New Orleans artist @augustalsina at Baton Rouge in support of Alton Sterling.


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Abbott's legs were wrapped but covered by trousers, according to the report. He didn't provide further details. Hirsch said Abbott's legs were wrapped but covered by trousers. The only hint anything was wrong, Hirsch said, was that the governor was wearing orthopedic shoes that his staff purchased that morning - rather than the dress shoes or boots he usually dons in public.


Reporters, activist arrested during Baton Rouge protest

Reporters, activist arrested during Baton Rouge protest

No details were immediately available on the conditions of his release. " Black Lives Matter doesn't mean that my life doesn't matter", Richter said. A few hundred protesters are gathered at the Baton Rouge Police Department. Hundreds of people marched late Saturday in several United States cities protesting police abuses.


You can be pro-cop and pro-black

You can be pro-cop and pro-black

Noah went on to note that the Las Vegas Police Department took that first step and has since decreased the number of police shootings, reports The Huffington Post . "You shouldn't have to choose between the police and the citizens they are sworn to protect". Another tweet included the message to "save lives, not trade places".