Michael Brown

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Local Black Churches Join Nation In Protests Against Police Slayings

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.

12/14/2014

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Protesters Shut Down Traffic In Hollywood; 1 In Custody

Officers stood at the intersection of La Brea and De Longpre Avenue, where one person was taken into custody and the group dispersed.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2014

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Some Protesters Claim Recent Arrests In L.A. Violated Their Rights

In addressing the Police Commission Tuesday, some protesters who were arrested during recent demonstrations in Los Angeles claimed the LAPD violated their rights.

12/09/2014

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Students, Employees Walk Out In Protest Of Ferguson

Activists are calling for students and employees nationwide to walk out Monday in protest over the Ferguson situation.

12/01/2014

Protesters In LA React To Grand Jury Decision In Ferguson Case

Will Officer Wilson’s Resignation Lead To End Of Ferguson-Related Protests In LA?

LAPD will join with an interfaith team of pastors, rabbis, priests and other faith leader at a service at 5 p.m. Sunday.

11/29/2014

People in LA continue to protest a grand jury decision in Missouri that won't charge officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of an unarmed teen. (credit: CBS)

Ferguson Protesters Block Traffic Downtown LA, Westlake District

The LAPD set up a skirmish line before deciding whether or not to declare an unlawful assembly.

11/28/2014

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UCLA, Claremont Students Protest Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Hundreds of UCLA students took part in a demonstration outside Royce Hall Tuesday against what they call a broken system.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/25/2014

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Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Not To Indict Officer Hits Home For Many

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.”

11/25/2014

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Black LA Community Leaders Urge Peace, Federal Action After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Leaders of the black community in Los Angeles called for calm Monday night amidst widespread reaction to the verdict out of Ferguson, Missouri.

11/24/2014

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Grand Jury Won’t Indict Ferguson Cop In Shooting

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.

11/24/2014

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Police Brace For Protests Ahead Of Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

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.

11/24/2014

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/22/2014

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LAPD Identifies 2 Officers Involved In Fatal Shooting Of Ezell Ford

Witnesses told Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson that Ford was definitely not resisting when police shot him.

08/28/2014

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Former LAPD Veterans Speak Out About Ezell Ford, Michael Brown Shootings

Two former ranking LAPD veterans say police officers need to be reminded about their responsibilities so they don’t become desensitized to the job.

08/22/2014

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Hundreds In LA Protest Killings Of Black Men, Police Violence Around Nation

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.

08/21/2014

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