The rally coincided with the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on this day in 1968.
Members of Stop Mass Incarceration Network and other civil rights advocates gathered about noon at Los Angeles Police Department headquarters and marched to Skid Row.
Five protesters were in custody Sunday for participating in demonstrations against police officers in the shooting deaths of black men.
Demonstrators protested on Sunday against city officials who have approved the killing of coyotes in gas chambers.
Wilshire Boulevard reopened Monday after an officer-involved shooting at a pro-Israeli rally closed it down overnight for a investigation.
The rally was taking place in front of the Federal Building with more than 2,000 participants.
“Keep him out of LA County. We don’t want him here,” screamed one woman.
The proposed tax has yet to gain major support in the House and Senate.
A demonstrator assaulted a CBS2/KCAL9 camerawoman.
Immigration activists demonstrated outside the office of an Orange County congressman Monday to mark the beginning of a five-day fast urging lawmakers to pass immigration reform.
Demonstrators gathered in Hollywood Sunday to protest a possible military strike on Syria.
Scores of women — and even some men — went topless on Venice Beach Sunday as part of “Go Topless Day.”
A 28-year-old man was charged with trying to steal television news cameras during a protest of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Hundreds of demonstrators turned out Sunday to protest police brutality in Anaheim.
A day after a rampage in Crenshaw over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, Angelenos peacefully rallied for justice.