“Show me what democracy looks like,” called protesters in Westwood on Saturday afternoon. “This is what democracy looks like,” hundreds chanted back.
The protesters gathered near the Wilshire Federal Building on Saturday to protest against police brutality and racial discrimination.
Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore drew the ire of protesters demanding the department answer for violence against Black people and peaceful protesters as LAPD held a vigil for the death of George Floyd.
In a protest organized by the Black Graduate Student Association and Afrikan Student Union, demonstrators filled Dickson Plaza and marched in front of UCPD headquarters to convey grievances against police brutality and racial injustice in the first organized march on UCLA’s campus since the death of George Floyd.
This post was updated June 6 at 5:28 p.m. to reflect new statements from UCLA media relations.
Student leaders of two black student groups at UCLA co-hosted a demonstration in protest of police brutality on campus Thursday.
Hundreds of students, UCLA staff and Westwood community members gathered at Royce Hall, where student leaders spoke about their demands, then marched across campus to the UCPD’s UCLA headquarters.
Thousands marched the streets across the nation this past week in protest for Black Americans’ rights and against police brutality in response to the death of George Floyd.
Los Angeles County will not implement a countywide curfew Thursday night.
“Based upon current situational awareness and the recent pattern of peaceful actions by protesters, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will no longer enforce a curfew,” said LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva on Twitter.
Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play major league baseball.
But earlier this week, the UCLA baseball stadium named in his memory became a Los Angeles Police Department detention center for protesters participating in the Black Lives Matter movement.
This post was updated June 4 at 2:25 a.m.
Editor’s note: This article refers to protesters by their first names because of safety concerns following online harassment on Twitter.
“No justice, no peace,” chanted hundreds of protesters in Westwood Monday afternoon.
The protesters gathered despite social media announcements that the protest had been canceled. They chanted “Black lives matter,” and “Don’t shoot,” on sidewalks near the Wilshire Federal Building in Westwood.
Despite the cancellation of the event, protesters gathered at the intersection of Veteran Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard to demonstrate against police brutality.
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