Thursday February 21, 2019
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BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 8/13/18
Two years after the LAPD killing of 14-year-old student Jesse Romero, the Boyle Heights community united to demand “Justice for Jesse.”
BY staff | Los Angeles | 8/04/18
On August 2, family and friends held a loud protest over the July 14 killing of Erick Aguirre by the Rialto Police Department (RPD). The 50-person protest included a picket line in front of the RPD, posters and a large banner with Aguirre’s image. The protest got wide coverage by local media and received support from passing cars with waves and horns honking.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 7/01/18
The LA Civic Center area was the scene of mass protest against Trumps attacks on immigrants, including jailing and separating families.
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BY Marisol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 2/19/18
Over 50 angry people protested in front of the Los Angeles Police Department Boyle Heights Hollenbeck police station, Feb. 17.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 10/07/17
Chicana revolutionary Yvonne de Los Santos passed Sept. 21, 2017.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 9/13/17
Black and Brown activists, along with the families of people killed by the police, are uniting to demand Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey prosecute killer cops in LA County.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 8/31/17
Greeted by enthusiastic Centro CSO members, home-cooked food, and Chicano liberation music, history and politics, more than 60 participants gathered to commemorate the 47th anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium in Boyle Heights
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 6/22/17
On June 15, 18-year-old Pedro Echevarria was shot four times by LA Police Department Hollenbeck station cop Carbajal. He survived after neighbor Darlene intervened, yelling, “Stop shooting! Don’t kill him!”
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/04/17
The beautiful and unified chants of, “Chicano power! Immigrant power! Student power!” and “Que viva la Raza! Que viva Aztlán! Que viva Mexico!” was heard through the streets of the Chicano neighborhood of Boyle Heights, May 1.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 4/29/17
In the mainly Chicano Boyle Heights neighborhood, families and organizations will protest Trump’s ICE attacks and police killings by marching on May Day.
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