Boston Reverend Discusses Arrest In Ferguson, Mo.

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Four days of demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., reached a peak Monday with the arrest of about 50 people protesting the August police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Among those arrested was a member of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, the Rev. Osagyefo Sekou. He was charged with assaulting a police officer and was released Monday night.

Sekou joined WBUR's Morning Edition to discuss the protests and his arrest.

This segment aired on October 14, 2014.

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