Civil rights leaders on Wednesday hailed the passage of a Los Angeles City Council resolution calling for federal prosecutors to investigate the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.
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.
Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard C. Parks Tuesday introduced a resolution to fellow council members asking for their support of a federal investigation into the death of Trayvon Martin.
Hundreds of supporters of Trayvon Martin gathered in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday to protest the not-guilty verdict of George Zimmerman.
Hours after President Barack Obama delivered remarks about Trayvon Martin and the George Zimmerman trial, Jamie Foxx and Samuel L. Jackson addressed the racially charged case at Comic-Con in San Diego.
President Obama was praised Friday by Rep. Karen Bass for opening up a dialog on race and rare relations following George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the Trayvon Martin murder trial.
In the days following violent demonstrations and dozens of arrests in the Southland due to the George Zimmerman verdict, community leaders and authorities gathered Friday to urge people to protest in a peaceful manner.
Police said a march protesting the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin turned violent in San Bernardino Thursday night.
Leaders of the black business community in Los Angeles called on local businesses Thursday to hire more black youth to help quell the threat of further protests over the George Zimmerman verdict.
Seventeen people, including eight juveniles, were arrested Wednesday for allegedly trying to storm the Victor Valley Mall during an anti-George Zimmerman protest.
A Democratic Pasadena assemblyman plans to introduce a resolution calling for a boycott of Florida in the wake of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
A group which bills itself as “Justice for Trayvon Martin-Los Angeles” rallied in Beverly Hills on Wednesday evening.
As protests continue over the weekend acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, demonstrators and police alike say they are using social media to get their message out.
A 24-year-old man pleaded not guilty to multiple misdemeanors Tuesday for allegedly punching a Los Angeles police officer during a Mid-City protest of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.
Mayor Eric Garcetti called on South Los Angeles protesters Tuesday to remain peaceful following the George Zimmerman verdict.