The mothers of black men notoriously killed in recent years by police are on hand for a forum and luncheon organized by the Black Women’s Forum.
Steve Carmine is accused of saying 18-year-old Michael Brown “got what he deserved” when he was shot and killed by a police officer.
The parent accused the teacher of using the N word, said “black people were not smart,” as well as suggesting teen Michael Brown, shot to death by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri “got what he deserved.”
A video of a song parody mocking the deadly officer-involved shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown has surfaced and has many reeling.
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Congregants in African-American churches across the country wore black to Sunday services and prayed over the men in attendance in a symbolic stand against fatal police shootings of unarmed black men.
Officers stood at the intersection of La Brea and De Longpre Avenue, where one person was taken into custody and the group dispersed.
In addressing the Police Commission Tuesday, some protesters who were arrested during recent demonstrations in Los Angeles claimed the LAPD violated their rights.
Activists are calling for students and employees nationwide to walk out Monday in protest over the Ferguson situation.
LAPD will join with an interfaith team of pastors, rabbis, priests and other faith leader at a service at 5 p.m. Sunday.
The LAPD set up a skirmish line before deciding whether or not to declare an unlawful assembly.
Hundreds of UCLA students took part in a demonstration outside Royce Hall Tuesday against what they call a broken system.
Despite the distance, many in Los Angeles say the decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in connection with the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager is “personal.”
Leaders of the black community in Los Angeles called for calm Monday night amidst widespread reaction to the verdict out of Ferguson, Missouri.
The grand jury in the investigation into the shooting death of Michael Brown has announced its decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of the unarmed 18-year-old.