Enjoy a leisurely night hike with your family and friends Read More In partnership with BREC, The Baton Rouge Bicentennial Commission, The East Baton Rouge Parish Library System, and Baton Rouge Green, a Live Oak will be planted at Expressway Park in honor of Baton Rouge’s 200th birthday.
Join BREC on Saturday, November 18 for a ribbon cutting and open house to celebrate the newly completed renovations of Antioch Boulevard Park Recreation Center located at 6229 Antioch Boulevard in Baton Rouge.
Sterling's death, followed by the fatal shooting of another black man, Philando Castile, 32, near St.
Paul, Minnesota, revived a wave of protests in recent years over police treatment of minorities that has given rise to the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Click here to see The Wider Image https://widerimage.reuters.com/story/taking-a-stand-in-baton-rouge "I knew it was a good frame and it was something that would tell a story," Bachman said about the moment his lens captured the image of Ieshia Evans, a nurse from Pennsylvania, before she was arrested.
Porter also admitted to having more drugs and a firearm inside his vehicle and allowed officers to retrieve them, police said.
By Melissa Fares (Reuters) - Photographer Jonathan Bachman was in Baton Rouge on Saturday covering the first protest of his career when he captured what has become for many the defining image of the Black Lives Matter rallies that have swept America this past week.
A woman was standing calmly, her long dress the only thing moving in the breeze, as two police officers in full riot gear confronted her in the middle of a roadway to arrest her. She just stood there," said Bachman, 31, who was on assignment for Reuters in the Louisiana state capital to cover the protests over last week's fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling, 37, in the city.
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Porter told police he did grab her, but only in self-defense.