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Baltimore activist Mckesson leaving human resources job

Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson is leaving his position as head of human resources for Baltimore’s public schools. The Baltimore Sun reports that Mckesson says he intends to remain in Baltimore. He also plans to continue his popular podcast and focus ...

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Baton Rouge council approves settlement with Mckesson, protesters

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Baton Rouge Metro Council approved a settlement Tuesday paying activist DeRay Mckesson and other protesters arrested during summer demonstrations over the shooting death of Alton Sterling. The Advocate reports that under the terms of ...

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La. officer sues Md. activist Mckesson over protest injury

BATON ROUGE, La.— A Baton Rouge police officer who claims he was injured during a protest after a deadly police shooting filed a lawsuit Monday against prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson, who was arrested at the demonstration. The ...

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Black Lives Matter activist Mckesson sues Baton Rouge over arrest

BATON ROUGE — Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson sued the city of Baton Rouge and police officials Thursday, saying officers responded in a “militarized and aggressive manner” in arresting him and other people protesting a police shooting death. Mckesson ...

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