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One Baton Rouge Police Officer is suing Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson, the man the officer blames for injuries caused during a protest in July over the death of Alton Sterling.

According to the suit, filed on Monday, the unnamed officer claims he was hit in the face with a rock or a piece of concrete during a July 9 protest, which caused a jaw and brain injury. The officer also claims he lost teeth during the protest.

The victim, however, isn’t blaming McKesson for the injuries, but rather is coming after the BLM leader for inciting “the violence.” The officer is suing for his medical bills and damages.

DeRay hasn’t released a full statement regarding the lawsuit, but he did tweet on Monday evening: “I wish the Baton Rouge police would return my book bag.”


It was during that same protest that McKesson was famously arrested and charged with obstruction of a roadway.

During the time of the arrest, cameras captured the civil rights activist telling a group of protestors: “The police in Baton Rouge have been truly awful tonight. They have provoked people, they chase people just for kicks. The police have been violent tonight. The protesters have not.”

After McKesson’s statement, that’s when you see a team of police barge in and yell, “This is the police, you’re under arrest! Don’t fight me! Don’t fight me!”

A calm McKesson fired back, “I’m under arrest, y’all!”

He was released 17 hours later.

DeRay’s arrest came days after the death of Sterling, the 37-year-old Baton Rouge resident who was tackled, gunned down and shot at point blank range while selling CDs in the parking lot of a convenience store.

Autopsy reports eventually showed that Sterling suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and the back.


Reports: Mariah Carey Signs With Jay Z’s RocNation



We know Mariah Carey changes managers like she changes clothes, but her next move could be her best move. According to Page Six Carey is in talks with Jay Z’s Roc Nation to manage her career.

Roc Nation manages Rihanna, Shakira, J Cole and DJ Khaled to name a few.

Apparently, the pop diva is hoping Hov and his team can put her back on top now that she parted ways with former manager Stella Bulochnikov earlier this month.

Sources tell HipHollywood Carey is cleaning house, and has also fired her publicist, assistant and attorney Darrell Miller.

But one person who hasn’t gotten the boot is her back-up dancer boyfriend Bryan Tanaka. Rumors were swirling that she hired Tanaka to take over her day-to-day management, but he’s actually her creative director.

Carey just released her holiday movie Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You, and is slated to bring her Christmas concerts back to the Beacon Theater in NYC this month. She hasn’t however dropped a new album in almost four years.

Fingers crossed this new partnership with Roc Nation brings about new music, and a Mariah / Jay Z collaboration. The two did make magic back in 1999 with their #1 single “Heartbreaker.”

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