Baton Rouge Reaches A $100,000 Settlement With Alton Sterling Protesters Over Lawsuit

The city of Baton Rogue has just reached a settlement in a lawsuit that they had with protestors. The city will split approximately $100,000 among more than 90 protesters. Metro Council approved the settlement Tuesday with a 10-2 vote.

DeRay Mckesson Sues Baton Rouge Police Over Arrest During Alton Sterling Protest

DeRay McKesson, a prominent figure in the Black Lives Matter movement, was arrested along with 200 people during peace protests from July 6 – 11 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and according to him, unlawfully. He’s not letting this one go as he moves forward to sue the police force himself.

(Video) Alton Sterling’s Son Makes An Appearance On The Teen Choice Awards

This is pretty big. Never expected the ‘Teen Choice Awards’ to touch base on something so sensitive such as innocent lives being taken away by police. Alton Sterling’s son, Cameron Sterling made an appearance at the award show. As part of a section during the ceremony, they did a call for peace in which they featured many other children. I’m glad that ceremony’s such as TCA can touch on topics such as this without being afraid of what society feels should should be kept away from children.

(Video) Christopher LeDay, The Man Who 1st Posted The Alton Sterling Video Go Viral Wants His Job Back!

Remember Christopher LeDay? He is the man who is responsible for making the Alton Sterling video go viral. But as the cliche goes, no good deed goes unpunished. After posting the video to his Facebook account, LeDay was met by police at his place of work the next day. There he was arrested for assault charges along with a whole lot of charges which failed to have any merit. Since the incident LeDay is still out of a job and him and his attorney are fighting to change that. Check in after the jump for more on the story.

#MusicStillMatters New Music: The Game Ft. Jeremih – Let Me Know

The Game has always been one to speak out about injustices in the black community. Today the LA native had Jeremih join him in this song about anti-police brutality and they both expressed the pain of what is going on today, highlighting the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philandro Castille. Much respect to The Game for using his platform to bring attention to these issues and rest in peace to the fallen victims of police brutality around the country.

(Video) President Obama Speaks On Baton Rouge Police Shooting

President Barack Obama addressed the nation on Sunday after the shooting that took place in Baton Rouge, Louisiana that left three officers dead and three others wounded. The incident took place Sunday in Baton Rouge, La., a city that has experienced increased tension since police fatally shot Alton Sterling earlier this month.

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