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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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Third annual Women’s March draws thousands downtown

LOS ANGELES — Thousands of Angelenos gathered in support of women’s rights Jan. 19 during the third annual Women’s March LA.”  The starting location was Pershing Square in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Crowded at the intersection of 5th and Hill streets, a wave of women (with some men) holding picket signs filled the Read More…

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Women march for rights — theirs and others

LOS ANGELES — Thousands of people descended on downtown Los Angeles Jan. 19 for the third annual Women’s March, with activists and performers exhorting the crowd to engage in the political process and continue the fight for women’s rights and other civil rights causes. Attorney Gloria Allred, U.S. Rep. Katie Hill, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Read More…