Ieshia Evans has been hailed after facing a line of heavily-armed cops at a Black Lives Matter protest.
fearless 28-year-old was pictured coming face-to-face with the officers
as she ‘stood up for her young son’s freedom and rights’ at the
She was seen standing still in the middle of the road – as two gun -wielding cops ran forward to slap handcuffs on her.Moments
later, she was arrested and taken away after allegedly refusing to
leave an area highway during the protest in Baton Rouge, Louisina.
Ieshia was among more than 100 people who were arrested at the
demonstration, which was held to protest against recent police killings
of black men.Posting the image on his Facebook page, civil rights activist and New
York Daily News writer Shaun King wrote: “POWERFUL photo from Baton
|A protester pinned down|
The demonstration came just days after dad-of-five Alton was
shot dead at point blank range after officers pinned him down amid
claims he had a gun.