THE FAMOUS RETIRED PHILADELPHIA POLICE CAPTAIN RAY LEWIS WAS AMONG THOSE ARRESTED AT THE FIRST DAY OF PROTESTS AT THE CAPITOL.
Capitol Hill: “I want to try and get a message to mainstream America that this system is corrupt, that police really are oppressing not only the black community, but also the whites,” Lewis said to the Huffington post in a previous interview.
Capitol Hill: This is the famous Retired Philadelphia Police Captain Ray Lewis. Ray Lewis retired from the Philadelphia Police department in 2004 and he is no stranger to protests and movements.
He has joined other activism organizations including New York City’s Occupy Wall Street, where he was arrested for rallying in support for Tamir Rice, the 23 year old African American boy who was fatally shot by a white police officer in 2014.
He also appeared in full uniform at the protest in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014, following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by Officer Daren Wilson.