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Baton Rouge to pay DeRay McKesson, police protesters in settlement

Jamye E.S. Johnson Dec. 9, 2016, 6:14pm

BATON ROUGE – The Baton Rouge Metro Council approved a settlement recently with Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson and other police protesters totaling approximately $100,000. The settlement comes after more than 200 people were arrested during protests after the July 5 shooting death of Alton Sterling, an unarmed black man, by Baton Rouge police.