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.
Police departments across Southern California were bracing for possible protests Monday evening when a decision by the grand jury in the Michael Brown shooting case was expected to be announced.
Local Civic, Religious Leaders Call For Calm In Preparation Of Grand Jury Decision On Ferguson Shooting
Civic and religious leaders in Southern California are calling for calm as a decision on whether to prosecute the police officer who killed Michael Brown is announced.
Witnesses told Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson that Ford was definitely not resisting when police shot him.
Two former ranking LAPD veterans say police officers need to be reminded about their responsibilities so they don’t become desensitized to the job.
Activists marched in the hundreds on the streets of South L.A. Thursday to protest what they are calling the unjust police shootings of unarmed black men across the nation.