More Than 100, Including Activist DeRay Mckesson, Were Arrested At A Protest In Baton Rouge

07.10.16 1 year ago 8 Comments

Protestors once again hit the streets on Saturday night, striking out against police violence in Baton Rouge following the death of Alton Sterling earlier in the week. Unlike many peaceful protests during the week, Saturday night ended in more than 100 protestors being arrested according The Advocate. This includes Black Lives Matter activist and Baltimore mayoral candidate DeRay McKesson.

McKesson and several others documented the events of the protest on social media throughout the evening, highlighting the increased police presence in the area while claiming they were attempting to provoke those protesting:

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