More than 100 people gathered outside the LAPD headquarters Wednesday to protest the fatal Minnesota police shooting of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man.
Vigil observers set down candles and flowers to commemorate Wright.
UCLA is planning to commission an independent third-party review of the events that led to the LAPD using the UCLA-leased Jackie Robinson Stadium to detain protesters during the George Floyd protests in June, administrators announced Friday.
Dec. 7, 2020, marked the last synchronous class meeting for Tyrone Howard’s Education 275: “Race and Education” class, a graduate-level seminar in the Urban Schooling division of the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.
Activists from Black Lives Matter Los Angeles and other organizations gathered in front of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s home from Nov. 24 to Wednesday, protesting his potential appointment to President-elect Joe Biden’s cabinet.
An open letter to UCLA administration:
Dec. 1 marked six months since LAPD, aided and abetted by UCLA, turned Jackie Robinson Stadium into a field jail to detain hundreds of protesters arrested for curfew violations during the George Floyd uprisings in Los Angeles.
Protesters gathered in the parking lot of Jackie Robinson Stadium and hung a sign printed with “Prisoners Made Here” below the “Champions Made Here” sign painted on the outside of the stadium.
This post was updated Nov. 8 at 8:13 p.m.
Dozens of activists gathered at the Jackie Robinson Stadium parking lot Sunday to criticize UCLA’s role in letting the LAPD use the lot to detain protesters in June and to protest campus policing.
In step with the burgeoning racial justice movement in the United States, activists have advocated engaging in conversations about racism as an ongoing, everyday process, and thankfully, many authors have provided foundations for these conversations.
UCLA students and faculty continue to discuss how to move forward in their divest/invest movement, making calls to defund UCPD and directing resources to other areas of campus in part two of a Daily Bruin Enterprise investigation.
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