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District attorney’s husband threatens protesters with gun

GRANADA HILLS — A protest outside Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s home March 2 was punctuated by the appearance of Lacey’s husband, who was caught on video pointing a handgun out the front door and ordering the group to leave his property. Los Angeles police said officers were sent to the 17900 block Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Black Lives Matter may have helped, not hurt, Lacey

Black Lives Matter’s L.A. Chapter leader Melina Abdullah may have helped Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey win re-election with one of the dumbest and irresponsible acts of activism in Los Angeles history. On March 2, a day before the primary election, Abdullah led a crowd of about 30 Black Lives Matter activists in Read More…

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Black Lives Matter leader sues over arrest

LOS ANGELES — Although all charges against a prominent Black Lives Matter leader were dismissed in 2019, her attorney filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles federal court Feb. 10, alleging that Melina Abdullah’s arrest at a meeting of the Police Commission in 2018 violated her civil rights. The suit against the city of Los Angeles, Read More…