DeRay McKesson Among Protesters Arrested Nationwide – The New York Times


Mr. McKesson, a Black Lives Matter activist, was marching with a group in Baton Rouge, La., when police officers threw him to the ground and announced he was under arrest.

Supporters on the Periscope video say four police officers “carried him off.” “They got DeRay,” one supporter says. “They took him off in an armored vehicle.”

As he was taken away, several supporters cry out. “What was his crime?” one shouts. “Why is he being arrested?”

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