Demonstrators took to the streets to march on Monday evening in reaction to the released autopsy results of Ezell Ford.
As many as 20,000 demonstrators were expected to participate in a “Millions March for First Amendment Rights,” in what social media posts declared a peaceful protest against alleged police brutality in L.A., Ferguson and New York. It was one of several marches to take place Saturday in major American cities.
Authorities say five people have been detained following a police protest in Hollywood.
Five protesters were in custody Sunday for participating in demonstrations against police officers in the shooting deaths of 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.
Police were on hand Friday for a protest in downtown Los Angeles by activists calling for justice for Eric Garner, Mike Brown and Ezell Ford.
Ferguson protesters could be heading back to the streets Friday following a last-minute Thanksgiving reprieve.
Walmart workers across Los Angeles were fasting Thursday in a protest for better jobs.
Police have arrested 323 people this week during protests over the Mike Brown grand jury decision, the Los Angeles Police Department said Thursday.
A grand jury ruled Monday Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson would not face trial for the shooting death of 18-year-old unarmed Michael Brown.
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.
Police arrested dozens of people protesting working conditions and wages at a Walmart in Pico Rivera Thursday after they allegedly refused to move from an intersection they were blocking.
Los Angeles teacher Ron Gochez organized the rally.
An anti-police brutality protest Wednesday shut down a stretch of Hollywood Boulevard, police said.