Last night, around 11 pm in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, popular Activist,
was arrested during a protest for Alton Sterling. A video filmed by DeRay on his smartphone showed an officer approaching him from behind and then aggressively throwing him on the ground while letting him know that he was under arrest. See video below:
Just like many of you, I’m still trying to figure out why the hell he was arrested!
According to NBC News, there were more than 100 protesters arrested last night. On Twitter and on his Vine clips, DeRay stated that the Police Officers were provoking the protesters.
— deray mckesson (@deray) July 10, 2016
Watch this video that was taken by another Protester of DeRay being arrested. He was clearly doing nothing to break the law…
— Brittany Packnett (@MsPackyetti) July 10, 2016