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Activists to demand that Lacey charge LAPD officer in death of homeless man

LOS ANGELES — Civil rights activists plan to stage a rally outside District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s office May 19 to demand that she file charges against the Los Angeles police officer who shot and killed an unarmed homeless man in Venice May 5. “It is important to name this officer and to prosecute this officer Read More…

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Protesters seek legislation to reduce law enforcement violence

LEIMERT PARK — Local civil rights leaders promised to take their fight from demonstration to legislation as protesters shut down Crenshaw and Martin Luther King Jr. boulevards for five minutes April 30 while honoring the memory of Freddie Gray and other victims of police brutality. Gray, 25, died April 19 after sustaining a fatal spinal Read More…

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Attorney’s fee in Pinnock case questioned

LOS ANGELES — A local civil rights activist is calling on the state bar to investigate the attorney’s fee collected by the lawyer who represented a mentally ill woman who was assaulted by a California Highway Patrol officer last summer along the Santa Monica (10) Freeway. Najee Ali of the Los Angeles chapter of the Read More…