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Protests continue over charges against BLM activist

LOS ANGELES — The effort to have misdemeanor charges dropped against prominent Black Lives Matter activist Melina Abdullah will continue Feb. 7 with a morning rally outside the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center. On Feb. 5, dozens of community activists and supporters stood outside City Attorney Mike Feuer’s office demanding that he drop the 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…