Police arrested a 14-year old during after activist demonstration – street gathering in Cleveland, the crowd chanted the refrain from Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” in protest. An eyewitness described the scene below:
Police harassment leads to crowd singing Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright”
“Today after the ending of the convening as everyone was walking down the street CPD arrested a 14 yr old. While everyone was demanding his release an officer pepper sprayed the crowd and further escalated the situation. In unity and solidarity everyone was demanding that he be released, and we stayed and protested until they released him!”
Kendrick Lamar is known to be an influential rapper, bringing light to police brutality, current issues, and real issues.
Black-rights activists met in Cleveland to discuss police violence – and then a cop pepper-sprayed them.
Posted by AJ+ on Monday, July 27, 2015
Above is more footage leading up to the arrest.