Nurse in widely-viewed U.S. protest photo holds first interview

Ieshia Evans, 35, was made famous by the widely-shared picture, which encapsulated for some the spirit of demonstrators across the United States protesting against how police treat people of color. Evans, a licensed nurse, spoke to CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King about the July 9 incident, saying she felt compelled to walk into the street even though police had ordered protesters off the roadway. Baton Rouge has become a flashpoint for protesters after Alton Sterling, 37, was shot and killed last week by city police who were responding to a call that he had threatened someone with a gun outside a convenience store where he was selling CDs.

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