BET Co-Founder, First Black Billionaire Robert Johnson Calls On Black Lives Matter To Form Own Political PartyIn a free-enterprise, capitalistic system that believes in democracy and the right to vote, people need to go to the ballot box, Johnson said in an interview with CBS2 This Morning.
Black Lives Matter Seeks Emergency Order Banning LAPD From Using Rubber Bullets, Batons On ProtestersIt is also demanding that protesters not be hit with batons and not be placed on buses for misdemeanor citations.
Ventura County Sheriff's Office, DA's Office Employees Arrested In Vandalism Of Black Lives Matter SignNon-sworn Ventura County Sheriff's Office and Ventura County District Attorney's Office employees were among the three people arrested this weekend in the vandalism of a Black Lives Matter sign in Thousand Oaks.
Loyola Marymount University Makes Juneteenth A Paid Holiday In First Step To Address Systemic, Institutional RacismThe first actions LMU will take is to make two Black therapists available to students, change the art and images in its University Hall to reflect a more inclusive and diverse representation of history, and make Juneteenth a paid university holiday.
Hundreds Call For Defunding Of LAUSD Police In Downtown LAThe police force serving the Los Angeles County Unified School District is the largest independent law enforcement agency of its kind in the nation.
LA Councilman Halts Removal Of All Black Lives Matter Mural In HollywoodThe words “All Black Lives Matter” were painted Saturday on Hollywood Boulevard ahead of a massive anti-racism march in solidarity with the LGBTQ community.
'Black Lives Matter Foundation' Unaffiliated With BLM Movement Causes Confusion In DonationsMoney has been raised for an organization bearing a similar name but a different mission from the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement decrying police brutality and injustice nationwide.
Thousands Gather For 'All Black Lives Matter' Pride MarchThousands of people marched throughout the Los Angeles area on Saturday to highlight demands for justice for all black lives, particularly black LGBTQ+ people.
'All Black Lives Matter' Painted On Hollywood Street In Honor Of Pride Month, Push For Racial Equality2020 Pride celebrations mark the 50th anniversary of annual LGBTQ+ Pride traditions as protests are erupting across the country in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
LA Pride Will No Longer Be Involved In Sunday's All Black Lives Matter MarchOrganizers of the annual Los Angeles Pride festival said Tuesday that they would no longer be involved in the organization of an anti-racism solidarity march planned for Sunday, but would still participate and support the event.
Peaceful Protest Led By 'LGBTQ+ For #BlackLivesMatter' Underway In West HollywoodA protest led by group "LGBTQ+ For #BlackLivesMatter" was underway in West Hollywood Wednesday at the intersection on Santa Monica and La Cienega Boulevard.
'You Don't Deface Something On Behalf Of Someone Else': Protester Speaks Out After Confronting Taggers At LA DemonstrationIn the video posted to social media, activist Courtney Nichole can be heard screaming at two women dressed in black to stop vandalizing businesses, saying that the protest was peaceful and their actions were not helping the movement.
Community Leaders Respond To Death Of George Floyd At Hands Of Minneapolis OfficerCommunity leaders said the only way to restore peace is to break the code of silence among sworn officers and to punish and prosecute those who use unnecessary force and break the law.
'Police Brutality Is Unacceptable': Southland Police Departments, LAPD Union Condemn Death Of George Floyd After LA ProtestJust one day after protestors took to the streets in downtown Los Angeles, several Southland police departments issued statements condemning the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while in police custody in Minneapolis.
No Arrests After George Floyd Protests Turn Violent In Downtown LAA group was seen burning an American flag, and the front sign at LAPD headquarters was defaced with graffiti.