Tuesday May 26, 2020
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BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 3/25/17
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) just claimed their first Boyle Heights victim of 2017. A 36-year-old Chicano named Fred Barragan from the Boyle Heights neighborhood was killed by cops on March 25. Per local news reports, gunshots were heard around midnight. LAPD reports to the press that they saw Barragan run and an attempted to stop Barragan, leading to his killing. A witness disputes the LAPD version of events.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 8/12/16
On the evening of Aug. 10, hundreds gathered in the heart of Boyle Heights at Breed Street and Cesar Chavez Avenue, demanding justice for Jesse Romero.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/26/14
The El Sereno community in East Los Angeles came out to protest another police checkpoint May 24.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/06/14
The Community Service Organization (CSO) and supporters held a protest Friday night, May 2, at a Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) license/sobriety checkpoint located at a major intersection in the immigrant Mexican-American community of El Sereno.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 12/18/11
Vendors protested a new police crackdown on street vendors on Alvarado and 6th Streets, Dec. 16.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 9/19/10
Hundreds of angry protesters confronted the Ramparts Los Angeles police, driving a large sound truck into the station entrance as marchers moved to the front of the building chanting, “Assassins, assassins.”
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 9/12/10
LA's Central American Community responds to police killing of a Guatemalan day-laborer, demanding justice.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/22/07
The Los Angeles Police Commission hearing on May 8 drew hundreds of angry protesters demanding that Los Angeles Police Department officers be fired and prosecuted for attacking the peaceful Mexican/Latinos families gathered at Macarthur Park on May 1.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 5/10/07
100,000 enthusiastic demonstrators took the streets here May 1.
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