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R&B Singer Raheem DeVaughn Arrested at Supreme Court Protesting Corporate Influence in Politics

R&B singer Raheem DeVaughn was arrested, along with Professor Cornell West and 17 others, as he marched from Occupy DC Freedom Plaza to the Supreme Court steps. It is unlawful to protest on the Supreme Court steps, so after being warned 3 times the police moved in and arrested them. The next morning the judge set them all free, and Raheem said even though he was shocked at the prison system and he described it as, "modern day slavery", said the guards were all supportive and treated them well.

Read a great article about the whole event on MTV.com.

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