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Global Youth Climate Strike in Los Angeles (tags)

Many young people carried signs expressing fear or fatalism about their futures. One read, “I’m studying for a future that doesn’t exist.” Various other signs advocated eating vegan (e.g., “Go vegan or go extinct”). Another one reportedly said, “The wrong Amazon is burning.”

Passionate March in Support of Venezuela (tags)

One of two events on March 16 in L.A., this one near MacArthur Park, actually took marchers into a busy street (as pictured below).

LA Roars In The Third Women's March (tags)

The Third Women's March confirms, affirms and rejoices but remains resolute for greater change ahead.

LA Roars In The Third Women's March (tags)

LA Roars In The Third Women's March (tags)

The Third Women's March confirms, affirms and rejoices but remains resolute for greater change ahead.

LA Roars In The Third Women's March (tags)

The Third Women's March confirms, affirms and rejoices but remains resolute for greater change ahead.

LA Roars In The Third Women's March (tags)

The Third Women's March confirms, affirms and rejoices but remains resolute for greater change ahead.

LA Roars In The Third Women's March (tags)

The Third Women's March confirms, affirms and rejoices but remains resolute for greater change ahead.

LA Roars In The Third Women's March (tags)

The Third Women's March confirms, affirms and rejoices but remains resolute for greater change ahead.

LA roars for Women in the Third Women's March (tags)

The Third Women's March confirms, affirms and rejoices but remains resolute for greater change ahead.

 Women of LA Rise Again to Denounce Trump Photoset 4 (tags)

The Los Angeles left show their teeth in defiance of Trump in the Second Women’s March

Women of LA Rise Again to Denounce Trump Photoset 3 (tags)

The Los Angeles left show their teeth in defiance of Trump in the Second Women’s March

Women of LA Rise Again to Denounce Trump PhotoSet 2 (tags)

The Los Angeles left show their teeth in defiance of Trump in the Second Women’s March

Women of LA Rise Again to Denounce Trump PhotoSet 1 (tags)

The Los Angeles left show their teeth in defiance of Trump in the Second Women’s March

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. Set 10 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. Set 9 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. Set 8 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. Set 7 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. Set 6 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. Set 5 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. Set 4 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to President Trump's Threats. Set 3 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. Set 2 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. 10 Photo Sets

Staggering Turnout for Women's March L.A. (tags)

At one point, organizers reported a police count of 500,000. Later estimates were significantly higher. Messages on signs included, “See Jane overthrow patriarchy”; “Our descendants are looking back on us” (sign shaped like a pair of eyes); “Life is easier because of my white male privilege. That's not right”; “Stop Tweeting, start listening”; and “Abort Trump.” A number of signs had images of Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia; captions included references to rebellions being founded on hope. Some, including small children, even dressed as Princess Leia. (Additional signs are pictured following this article.)

Large Turnout for Dakota Pipeline Protest (tags)

At the time of this writing there was no official estimate, but turnout appeared to be in the hundreds. The only mainstream media said to be present was Channel 11, which interviewed Gloria Arellanes, et al live. ….... Multiple speakers advised people to take money out of banks invested in the Dakota Access Pipeline. Jay Ponti identified HSBC, Wells Fargo, Chase, Bank of America, and Citi Bank as such investors. Besides closing accounts, he suggested reporting it on social media. #BankExit. Actress-activist Susan Sarandon, one of the delegates to go into the building, reiterated this and cited the role of boycotts in affecting South Africa.

A Letter (sent) to L.A. Slut Walk (tags)

This is a letter to a Chicago based group who have turned women's rights into a profit margin.

Four Winds of March Against Monsanto Los Angeles Take The Streets of Hollywood (tags)

People of Los Angeles joined the global call to March Against Monsanto on Saturday, May 23, 2015, in solidarity with thousands of people spanning over 400 cities of the globe. In L.A. the march originated in four cardinal directions in the morning (North Hollywood/Valley, West L.A/Venice, South L.A., and downtown) and traveled via public transportation to the central rally in East Hollywood, followed by a march to Griffith Park for a non-GMO potluck and teach-in. Over five hundred people participated in #MAMLA #MAM2015 to say #HellNoGMO.

Los Angeles community members unite in Hollywood to #FarmLA and Plant Against Monsanto (tags)

On Saturday, May 24, 2014, Los Angeles joined the global march against Monsanto with an all-day collaborative food freedom rally around Sunset and Santa Monica Boulevards in Hollywood.

May Day 2014: Los Angeles Takes the Streets for a Global Spring (tags)

United with the Million Mask Mayday L.A. and Wave of Action Los Angeles, members of Occupy Fights Foreclosures and Occupy Los Angeles marched from Pershing Square to join several #MayDay2014 marches for workers’ rights, immigrants’ rights, and the freedom and sovereignty of the 99% worldwide. Outside Wells Fargo and Bank of America on May 1, 2014, outraged citizens protested bank crimes, fraud-closures, and ongoing corruption of the big banks.

MayDay4All Coalition May Day March 2014 (tags)

Photos from the May Day march that started in Chinatown.

Occupy Fights Foreclosures and Dance Against Banks protest Wells Fargo and Bank of America (tags)

Citizens outraged over bank crimes, fraud-closures, and on-going corruption rallied outside Wells Fargo and Bank of America in Los Anbgeles on May 1, 2014 for #MayDay2014 #StopWellsFargo #DanceAgainstBanks #opDAB.

For REAL Independence: RESTORE the FOURTH demonstrates at Santa Monica and Pershing Square (tags)

Report back from Restore the Fourth demonstrations at Santa Monica July 4th Parade and Pershing Square July 4 gathering

Testing, Testing Can You Hear Us ? (tags)

Los Angeles Marches With The World Against Monsanto and Agri-Tech Practices Photo Set 3 of 3

Testing, Testing Can You Hear Us ? (tags)

Los Angeles Marches With The World Against Monsanto and Agri-Tech Practices Photo Set 2 of 3

Testing, Testing Can You Hear Us ? (tags)

Los Angeles Marches With The World Against Monsanto and Agri-Tech Practices

Chalking & the Disruption of Business as Usual in DTLA: (tags)

Chalking & the Disruption of Business as Usual in DTLA: It has never been about the sidewalk chalk on the sidewalks, that's a simplified interpretation of a more sinister picture.

Tony, It's Just Chalk (tags)

Unless the Mayor stops it, Occupy Los Angeles is going to get beat down by Chief Charlie's demons on Thursday for writing with chalk on the sidewalks, all at taxpayer expense, all because Occupy Los Angeles spurned the Democrats who run the city.

Arrests & Terror at #626Wilshire (tags)

State violence is increasing as Angelenos lay siege to the perfect villain. (Link to full story w/ links & pictures at bottom)

May 1 Calendar of Events in LA (tags)

Copied from the Occupy LA list.

May 1 General Strike 'four winds' meetings (tags)

Five important meetings tonight in east, south and west LA, the San Fernando Valley, and downtown about making plans for the May 1 General Strike four winds caravans and convergence.

Health Care for the 99% (tags)

Activists march for healthcare reform with mock funeral procession, representing those who died from insurance denials.

We are the 99% World Day of Awareness is a Peaceful Peak for Los Angeles (tags)

In contrast to other towns Occupy Los Angeles and the City shine. Photo Set 3 of 3 by Robert Stuart Lowden for Los Angeles Indymedia Set 1 http://la.indymedia.org/news/2011/10/248740.php Set 2 http://la.indymedia.org/news/2011/10/248760.php

We are the 99% World Day of Awareness is a Peaceful Peak for Los Angeles (tags)

In contrast to other towns Occupy Los Angeles and the City shine. Photo Set 2 of 3 by Robert Stuart Lowden for Los Angeles Indymedia

We are the 99% World Day of Awareness is a Peaceful Peak for Los Angeles (tags)

In contrast to other towns Occupy Los Angeles and the City shine. Photo Set 1 of 3 by Robert Stuart Lowden for Los Angeles Indymedia.

Occupying LaLa Land (tags)

--where the illusion meets the road

Occupying LaLa Land (tags)

--where the illusion meets the road

Occupy LA, Day 1 (tags)

October 1, 2011 Three to Five thousand people gathered in Pershing Square in Downtown LA, at 10 am to march to City Hall. The purpose, to occupy City Hall in Solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street Movement that is in its twelfth day in New York City.

Occupation Date Set for October 1 (tags)

This is an excerpt from the linked article at LA Activist.

State of Emergency Declared for Public School Funding (tags)

California community members, parents, and students joined teachers statewide declaring a State of Emergency caused by years of merciless budget cuts gutting public schools and social services.

Downtown March for Workers' Rights (tags)

Saturday, March 26, 2011

LOS ANGELES - Approximately 20,000 marchers demonstrated their support for unions and the right to collectively bargain.

March 26 Labor Solidarity March Photos (tags)

Photo copyright 2011 David Sachs / SEIU. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution, Noncommercial, Share Alike.

March 26 Labor Solidarity March Photos (tags)

Photos by Chris Valle.

March 26 Labor Solidarity March Photos (tags)

Photos by joiseyboyy on flickr.

March 26 Labor Solidarity March Photos (tags)

Photos by Slobodan Dimitrov.

Workers of Los Angeles Unite (Photos from 3/26/11) (tags)

Workers took to the streets of Los Angeles on Saturday, March 26 to protest the ongoing assault on the working class and to express solidarity with protesters in Wisconsin. They marched from the Convention Center to Pershing Square where a rally took place.

Resources for the Unemployed (tags)

Some sad news about the Unemployed Friends forum, and some good news about more organizing online to fight for extensions. Additional links to survival resources.

Are You CERT Trained? (tags)

A Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will be present at Pershing Square for a day of CERT Awareness on Sat. Oct. 16th as part of The Great California ShakeOut program of weeklong events.

Take Public Transit to the Anti-Nazi Rally (tags)

Don't even bother trying to park down there.

NO CUTS, NO FREEZE, EDUCATION MUST BE FREE! (tags)

" No Cuts, No Freeze, Education Must be Free!" Thousands of students, teachers and members of different communities all over California turned out for massive protests in different schools and colleges against education cuts, the most recent attack of the ruling class against the people of the United States. In Los Angeles, more than 3,000 protestors led by the UTLA and supported by different community organizations like ANSWER-LA and Not In Our Name Coalition marched from Pershing Square/Hill St. to the Federal Reagan building down 3rd and Spring and showed their disgust against the state government.

THOUSANDS OF CALIFORNIANS PROTESTS EDUCATION CUTS (tags)

" No Cuts, No Freeze, Education Must be Free!" Thousands of students, teachers and members of different communities all over California turned out for massive protests in different schools and colleges against education cuts, the most recent attack of the ruling class against the people of the United States. In Los Angeles, more than 3,000 protestors led by the UTLA and supported by different community organizations like ANSWER-LA and Not In Our Name Coalition marched from Pershing Square/Hill St. to the Federal Reagan building down 3rd and Spring and showed their disgust against the state government.

THOUSANDS OF CALIFORNIANS PROTESTS EDUCATION CUTS (tags)

-No Cuts, No Freeze! Thousands of students, teachers and members of different communities all over California turned out for massive protests in different schools and colleges against education cuts, the most recent attack of the ruling class against the people of the United States. In Los Angeles, more than 3,000 protestors led by the UTLA and supported by different community organizations marched from Pershing Square/Hill St. to the Federal Reagan building down 3rd and Spring and showed their disgust against the state government.

AJLPP SUPPORTS DAY OF ACTION: TO THE STREETS! WALK-OUT! (tags)

The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) militantly support the state wide-day of action to defend education against drastic budget cuts and attacks against the people. The AJLPP expresses that the California-wide mass action has turned into a nationwide action with other states following the way the people of California are rising up agains the imposition of the corporate lords and greedy bureaucrats like Arnold.

Shut down LA March 4th! Mtgs (tags)

On March 4th cities across California and thorughout the nation will engage in strikes, work stoppages, occupations, and rallies for public education

HABEAS LOUNGE Perspective Group 10 / Bicyclists + Public Transportation / DTLA Art Walk (tags)

How does downtown exist as a hub for MTA riders and bicyclists in the city? The HABEAS LOUNGE is a built environment created by LA artist Linda Pollack, specifically constructed to foster and animate civic dialogue. Topics of past LOUNGE series include urban planning, constitutional issues, the economy, and city history.

Photo Set 2 - TERMINATORS ILLEGAL VETOS spark HIV Protest and Vigil in Downtown L.A. (tags)

Photo set 2 Original article and Photo-set at http://la.indymedia.org/news/2009/08/229582.php

TERMINATOR'S ILLEGAL VETOS spark HIV Protest and Vigil in Downtown L.A. (tags)

Governor Schwarzenegger's Blue Pencil Pulls The Trigger on California's Aids Patients. Photoset of the Los Angeles HIV Vigil of August 11th. Set one of two

EPCC SUPPORTS UTLA JANUARY 29 MASS ACTION AGAINST LAUSD AND STATE BUDGET CUTS (tags)

"No to Budget Cuts! Cuts Hurts Kids!" Downtown Los Angeles became a sea of red and multi-colored banners,t-shirts and caps in the afternoon of January 29.. Led by the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA),more than 5,0000 militant teachers and their allies in red t-shirts marched thorugh downtown LA and filled the Pershing Square to protest budget cuts by the California state Governor and the legislature as well as the excessive and lavish spending spree of Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)at the expense of teachers as well as the public.

EPCC SUPPORTS UTLA PROTEST JAN. 29 IN LA (tags)

"No to Budget Cuts! Cuts Hurts Kids!" Downtown Los Angeles became a sea of red and multi-colored banners,t-shirts and caps in the afternoon of January 29.. Led by the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA),more than 5,0000 militant teachers and their allies in red t-shirts marched thorugh downtown LA and filled the Pershing Square to protest budget cuts by the California state Governor and the legislature as well as the excessive and lavish spending spree of Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)at the expense of teachers as well as the public.

Images from the No 8 Rally Downtown LA (tags)

LOS ANGELES, November 2, 2008 –In less than two days California voters will vote on a proposed amendment to the constitution of the sate of California that would deny same sex couple the right to marry. Those in support of civil rights for all people are urging voters to vote NO on 8.

MP3 audio: No on 8 rally Downtown LA (tags)

LOS ANGELES, November 2, 2008 –In less than two days California voters will vote on a proposed amendment to the constitution of the sate of California that would deny same sex couple the right to marry. Those in support of civil rights for all people are urging voters to vote NO on 8.

No War On Iran! Protest Aug. 2 (tags)

Protest the drive for war against Iran!

WOMEN CLOSE DOWNTOWN L.A. STREET; BRAVE NY STORM IN 8TH MARCH COMMEMORATION (tags)

Saturday morning, March 8th, saw police barricades going up at and traffic diverted from Olympic & Broadway Streets as hundreds of women marched in the first International Women's Day mass action in Los Angeles since 1994. Scores of students from the University of Southern California, Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach Community College, University of California Los Angeles, East Los Angeles College, Cal State Los Angeles and from the Fremont, Jordan, Belmont high schools and El Sereno Middle School joined the march against the war. "We're here to let people know that we are with women all around the world who think that the war is unjust and a waste of our government's money," said USC Social Work student Kathryn Cronin. Led by the Mariposa Alliance/GABNet, the historic gathering created a buzz in the world of the U.S. women's movement, which had tended to take March 8th for granted. Ma-Al/GABNet called for the return of International Women's Day to its historic and political context, and to use 8th March as a statement against US-led imperialist wars, notably in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Philippines.

Pesante-USA Solidarity Statement on LA International Women’s Day March (tags)

Los Angeles—The Philippine Peasant Support Network (Pesante)-USA militantly expresses it solidarity with the International Women’s March led by the MARIPOSA Alliance and Gabriela Network in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 8. The Los Angeles March 8th Against the War march will start on Saturday, AM, March 8 at the corner of Olympic and Broadway and end at Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles. There will be another march in New York on the same day. We in the Pesante USA also commemorate the first women’s march in the United States was held exactly one hundred years ago. Also on March 8. 1971,we remember, the first women’s march was held for the first time in the in the Philippines. It was led by MAKIBAKA before martial law.

JFAV Supports LA International Women’s Day March 8th Against the War (tags)

Money for Filipino Veterans, Not For the War! With this as the battle cry, the Justice For Filipino Veterans (JFAV) militantly supports and joins the International Women’s Day March led by the MARIPOSA Alliance and Gabriela Network in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 8. The International Women’s Day Los Angeles March 8th Against the War will start on Saturday, at 10:30 AM, March 8 at the corner of Olympic and Broadway and end at Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles.

Vigil For Peace Pershing Square (tags)

Vigil for Peace in Iraq Tuesday January 9, 2007 5 PM to 6:45 PM at Pershing Square, 5th & Hill (across from subway entrance). Downtown Los Angeles.

4:00 pm Downtown Anti-Bush Protest Underway Now (tags)

Caller reports about 750 people from Pershing Square have starting marching through downtown.

DRIVE OUT THE BUSH REGIME ! Oct. 5 (tags)

Skip work, school, etc. Call in sick- sick of the Bush regime!!

World Can't Wait -- National Organizing Meetings (tags)

Los Angeles joins cities across the US in making plans for October 5.

Antonio Villaraigosa & Vicente Fox at Persing Square (tags)

Friday 5/26/06 2 PM

Friday today: Save the farm rally Pershing Square at Noon today (tags)

Friday today: Save the farm rally Pershing Square at Noon today

Protest May 26 (tags)

Protest!! Demonstration against Mexican President Vicente Fox!! Bring your Signs!! Your Angst!!

Los Angeles: empoderamiento latino entre caos racial (tags)

Las recientes marchas por los derechos de los inmigrantes en Estados Unidos son imprescindibles, pero detrás de ellas hay aún un grave desconcierto interracial por resolver. Hace falta una ideología unificadora de las diferencias entre las etnias, entre las razas, por encima de sus inclinaciones sociales, culturales, económicas.

Protest Telecom Rip-offs (tags)

CPUC Decision Leaves Consumers Unprotected, Community Representatives To Protest Upcoming Vote

Gov. Schwarzenegger at UC-Irvine May 31st (tags)

Protest Gov. Schwarzenegger "private" meeting not open to the public at the Bren Events Center on the UC-Irvine Campus

Mass Rally vs. Arnold's Education Cuts (tags)

Thousands of teachers, school employees, and other citizens concerned about cuts to education held a mass rally in Pershing Square yesterday to demand that funding stolen from schools by Governor Schwarzenegger be restored immediately.

Huge Union Protest Against Arnold (tags)

Los Angeles, May 25—About Three thousand public employees attended a rally, “Action Day For a Better California,” in Downtown LA at Pershing Square. Parents, teachers, registered nurses, firefighters and police officers showed up to display their discontentment about Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's policy agenda shortchanging them and their children.

So-Cal Teachers to Join Rally in LA May 25 Against Gov. (tags)

Thousands of teachers will join a massive group of concerned citizens next week to protest Governor Schwarzenegger’s broken promises to schools, his attacks on the working people of this state as ''special interests,'' and his impending call for a wasteful $80 million special election.

Wed. 5/25: Thousands of Teachers, Parents, Students Rally to Stop Schwazenegger (tags)

WHAT: The Los Angeles rally is timed to coincide with another huge rally at the Capitol in Sacramento protests Governor Schwazenegger's broken promises tp to schools, his attacks on working people and his special election petition campaign that would waste $80 millon. There will be a special tribute to labor leader Miguel Contreras, who past away earlier this month. WHEN: Wednesday, May 25 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles (6th and Olive St.)

Wednes. May 25: LA Mass Mobilization to Stop Schwazenegger (tags)

WHAT: Action Day Wednesday, May 25 Mobilization in Los Angeles Action to coincide with a mass demonstration at the Capitol in Sacramento to stop the Governor Schwazenegger and his special election petition campaign that would ruin public education. WHEN: May 25 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles (5th and Olive St.)

Food Not Bombs (tags)

Every Sunday evening around 6PM in Pershing Square the local chapter of Food Not Bombs provides food for hundreds of people who might otherwise go hungry. Uploaded here are images from this Sunday and an interview with one of the members of Food Not Bombs.

Food Not Bombs (tags)

Food Not Bombs is an organization which feeds the homeless and promotes a sustainable society.

M30 Downtown Peace March + Rally (tags)

Photos from the M30 Peace March + Rally in Downtown LA - Pershing Square to the Federal Building

Pictures from M30 March (tags)

Pictures from M30 March and Rally from Pershing Square to Downtown Federal Building.

March 30th Downtown March and Rally (tags)

March from Pershing Square up Spring Street to the Federal Building in Downtown Los Angeles.

M30 Mass March and Rally (tags)

A report from todays powerful march and rally.

march 30 Protest Pics (tags)

More Pics from March 30 Protest: Pershing Square

M/30 Anti-War March from Pershing Square (tags)

Pictures of M/30/03 Anti-War March thru Pershing Square to the Federal Building.

M/30 Anti-War March from Pershing Square (tags)

Pictures of M/30/03 Anti-War March thru Pershing Square to the Federal Building.

3/30/03 - Anti-War March from Pershing Square (tags)

The anti-war march on March 30, 2003 in Dowtown Los Angeles: protestors assembled at Pershing Square and marched to the Federal Building, where the anti-war rally commenced.

Community College Students Fight Back (tags)

3,000 community college students on March 28 had a rally and march in downtown LA to stop cutbacks in their colleges

Stop Cutbacks in Education (tags)

Rally Friday, Stop Cutbacks in Community Colleges in California; March 28, 11 am - 1 pm; Pershing Square, 532 South Olive, L.A.

Next Peace Protest - Sunday 3/30 (tags)

NOT ONE MORE DEAD! SUPPORT THE TROOPS, BRING THEM HOME NOW!

YOUTH MARCH AGAINST WAR, MARCH 16! (tags)

YOUTH TAKE THE STREETS!

YOUTH MARCH AGAINST WAR! M16! (tags)

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What does Not In Our Name mean to you? (tags)

What does "not in our name" mean to you? I asked this question to people at the June 6th demo at Pershing Square.

See Ya @ 5 (tags)

Take the Not In our Name Pledge @ pm TODAY. Downtown.

NO EN NUESTRO NOMBRE (tags)

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NION 6/6-LA- Guerilla Theatre ! (tags)

nion nationwide events

Not In our Name Nation June 6th Protests- LA Info (tags)

a kick off to what is to be a mass demo in the fall

NOT IN OUR NAME June 6th !( not 1st) Rally Info (tags)

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Student anti-war rally in downtown LA (tags)

Nearly 200 students and others demonstrated yesterday in downtown LA against the war.

O27 Anti-War Rally & March Archive -- Pershing Square / Downtown (tags)

An archived collection of stories and photos of the 027 demonstration in Pershing Square and march through downtown in protest of U.S. military actions and other destructive foreign policy related to 9/11.

October 27, Los Angeles (tags)

Rally at Pershing Square

October 27 - LA (tags)

On October 27, the 21st day of US bombing, protestors stage a die-in in Pershing Square

10/27 at Pershing Square (tags)

“I’ve never seen anything like this in my life!” exclaims one African-American man. “Never?” I ask. “No!” he says, “What’s it about?” “It’s against the war.” “Oh,” he nods. “That’s good. The war is bad.”

The Peace Movement Continues - Report-back Oct. 13th in Westwood (tags)

As the drumbeat of war persists and American bombs continue to fall on Afghanistan, the peace movement here at home persists in sending a message that many Americans are in strong opposition to this war.

Anti-war rally in downtown LA draws hundreds (tags)

An emerging anti-war movement in Los Angeles held its second vigil Thursday evening in Pershing Square in downtown, drawing 300 to 400 people.

These kids are getting rad (tags)

Organized to coincide with the One Year Aniversary or the DNC- Rage/Ozomatli Frenzy of Rubber Bullets, this via dolorosa has youth issues at its heart and Mumia on its mind.

August 14th FIRST ANNUAL YOUTH UNITY MARCH (tags)

THE YOUTH ARE THE FUTURE! WE DEMAND A BETTER WORLD!

J20 LA: Well, At Least They Didn't Shoot Us (tags)

2000-3500 people; dissident Democrats and Greens took the stage; an enthusiastic march; hokey folk music before the Federal Building; and an unusual amount of restraint from the good 'ol head-bashin' LAPD.

J20LA (tags)

Carry the Majority demand for Fairness, Democracy and Justice to the streets of Los Angeles on January 20!

From L.A.: call to action against Bush brownshirts! (tags)

A week ago Saturday, at the Westwood (L.A.) Federal Building, FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN WERE BEATEN UP BY PRO-BUSH THUGS. YES, THE CHILDREN WERE BEATEN UP TOO. I was just told this by an eyewitness.

October 22 Coalition - Voices from Pershing Square (tags)

August 13. 2000, The Rally for Mumia Abu Jamal, Pershing Square. October 22 Coalition activists speak out on the issues of police brutality, the racist death penalty, the murders committed by police in LA and beyond. Richard Ellard and Brian Smith, whose family members were murdered by officers while in police custody, are interviewed along with veteran activist Joey Johnson, well known for burning a US flag at the 1984 Republican Convention, taking his case all the way to the Supreme Court, and winning it. Powerful story telling! (12 minutes)

Give em the chair (tags)

Sentiments of dissent. Pershing Square, Sunday August 13th, before the Mumia march.

Crash the Party -- Pershing Square - Fri, S1 (tags)

In celebration of the repression of First Amendment rights in Los Angeles Aug 14-17, and in recognition of the LAPD being the first police department in the nation to achieve official court recognition as a criminal enterprise, downtown corporate interests will host a BBQ and celebration at Pershing Square, Fri. S1. BE THERE

LAPD Pat Their Own Backs (tags)

BBQ 'Honors' LAPD for Bang Up Job at DNC

Police Overly Agressive -- Monday's March for U'wa Land Rights -- Police Line (tags)

Police became enraged and pushed this peaceful and legally permitted march many blocks back into Pershing Square. Screaming in unison like militarized football players, an advancing police line jabbed and swung at anyone trying to reason with police or assert a right to continue the march.

SAVE BIG MOUNTAIN (Puppet) (tags)

The theme of Monday's protest (8/13/2000), was "Human Need not Corporate Greed." An enormous crowd gathered at Pershing Square for a march to Staples Center. No fewer than 10,000 protestors participated in the mass demonstration, and many issues were addressed.

PUPPET DECLARES SHAM ELECTIONS! (tags)

The theme of Monday's protest (8/13/2000), was "Human Need not Corporate Greed." An enormous crowd gathered at Pershing Square for a march to Staples Center. No fewer than 10,000 protestors participated in the mass demonstration, and many issues were addressed.

YOUNG KOREANS UNITED (tags)

The theme of Monday's protest (8/13/2000), was "Human Need not Corporate Greed." An enormous crowd gathered at Pershing Square for a march to Staples Center. No fewer than 10,000 protestors participated in the mass demonstration, and many issues were addressed.

THE NUKES ARE IN THE STREETS! (tags)

The theme of Monday's protest (8/13/2000), was "Human Need not Corporate Greed." An enormous crowd gathered at Pershing Square for a march to Staples Center. No fewer than 10,000 protestors participated in the mass demonstration, and many issues were addressed.

police break up u'wa demo 1 (tags)

Police broke up a large demonstration through the streets of downtown LA and pushed the activists back to Pershing Square. Copyright 2000 Dang Ngo. Free for use by nonprofit, anti-corporate globalization organizations and for personal use. All other rights reserved.

'kiss-in' (tags)

J. Geurts (right) and Sommer Wolcopt (left), both from Venice, CA, "kiss-in' at the 1000 strong rally for gay rights at Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles, CA on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2000. Copyright 2000 Dang Ngo. Free for use by nonprofit, anti-corporate globalization organizations and for personal use. All other rights reserved.

March against police brutality (tags)

The march against police brutality works its way from Pershing Square to the Parker Center police station.

Police Converge on Convergence Center (tags)

A minor incident brings 120 police to the Convergence Center,where they occupy the street for an hour.

At the Queer March (tags)

Candle light walk; as the parade returns to Pershing Square amidst police tension. August 15.

Citigroup Protests: Philly 8/2; LA 8/17/00 (tags)

Citigroup, the largest U.S. bank, is being called to account by an emerging coalition of community, environmental, and human rights groups. Round One was in Philadelphia on August 2; Round Two is in Los Angeles, August 17, 9 a.m., Pershing Square. After that, for more information, visit , , or . As Citigroup's Salomon Smith Barney says (on PBS), "See How We Earn It." How? From redlining to redwoods, prisons to predatory lending...

The Kiss-In (tags)

During a kiss-in yesterday in Pershing Square a few special kissers kiss away!

The Governor gets a whippin' (tags)

During a performance Wednesday in Pershing Square, Califonia Governor Gray Davis gets a lickin' from the Califonia Prison Guards Union.

Mixed Message on Child Abuse (tags)

A woman marching in the Pershing Square protest against mass incarceration, sends a mixed message on child labor and mistreatment judging by the look on her young child's face in this summer heat.

Pig Cop Receives Theatrical Beat-Down by "Anarchists" (tags)

During the Pershing Square march against mass incarceration en route to LAPD Parker Building, a true "pig" cop tries to intimidate the camera man, but "anarchists" theatrically attack him and save the day (and me!)

mumia pershing square rally (tags)

mumia pershing square rally

The New Youth Movement in California (tags)

Contextual article for today's march against police violence at 12. Assemble at Pershing Square

IMC Staffer Taken Into Custody By LAPD (tags)

"Clown Guy," who does work for the IMC, was taken into custody after informing members of the Black Bloc via mic about their rights

LAPD Creates Chaos as They Charge Critical Mass Cyclists (tags)

LAPD motorcycle police break up critical mass with brtual charge.

LAPD Propaganda vs. The Truth (Assault on Protesters at RATM Rally) (tags)

Unmasking the cover-up of the delegate-induced sweeping of the protest area. Media swallows LAPD story despite lack of proof that rock-throwing preceded charge of the light brigade.

Gore Occi Demo (tags)

A little boy sits in Pershing Square early Monday morning before the Gore/ U'wa march began.

Human Needs not Corporate Greeds March 2 (tags)

While still in Pershing Square, the puppets and the people prepared to take to the streets during the Human Needs not Corporate Greeds march.

Police Presence at D2KLA March (tags)

The massive police presence on Monday night increased the chances of violent action by boht the police and the protesters. After anticipating riots at this convention for many nonths, the police officers are primed to overreact.If the police admittedly plant infiltrators into protest groups, we have to consider the fact that they could be inciting violence within these groups.

Peaceful Demonstrators Take the Streets to Protest Al Gore and Occidental. (tags)

Al Gore, it is not what you have done, it is what you haven¹t done!² boomed actor Cary Elwes from the platform at the center of Pershing Square early Monday morning.

Police Intimidation Tactics Escalate (tags)

Police tactics during the first days of the convention.

Guerilla theater opened Monday's demonstration (tags)

An act of guerilla theater took place at Pershing Square before marchers took off on Monday's demonstration.

MEDIA IGNORE POLICE BRUTALITY AT THE DNC (tags)

Corporate Media journalists stood onstage at the Rage Against the Machine concert with IMC journalists as the police ordered dispersal on a lively but still peaceful crowd. When the crowd refused to disperse, teargas and rubber bullets were fired. Riot Geared officers on horseback panicked the crowd who rushed the fence.

Bonnie Raitt, John Densmore, John Trudell rally for Protection of Ancient Forest (tags)

Celebrities and environmentalists meet at Pershing Square to bring attention to the threats to world's remaining oldgrowth forests. Music event is joined by 2000 demonstrators marching for the U'wa tribe of Columbia, a tribe of 5000 who have threated mass suicide (by jumping from a cliff) if U.S.-based Occidental Petroleum starts drilling for oil on their ancestral lands.

Voices for the Voiceless 8/13/00 (tags)

Students at Pershing Square wearing black bandanas over their mouths to symbolize the silencing of Mumia Abu-Jamal. Downtown Los Angeles.

Students on the Rise for Mumia. 8/13/00 (tags)

With fists in the air and shouts of "Freedom!" on their lips, a contingent of students head out of Pershing Square on a march through the streets of Los Angeles.

"Ninos para Mumia Abu-Jamal !" 8/13/00 (tags)

In the noon day sun, in the grasp of her father, an infant experiences the surge of solidarity at a rally demanding a new trial for jailed radio journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal. Pershing Square, Downtown Los Angeles.

Feelings are expressed about the Police (tags)

Protestors are finding many different avenues for communicating their feelings about the popo.

Mumia March gets started from Pershing Square (tags)

The Mumia March started out from Pershing Square, headed for the Convention Center.

From the streets 8/13 (tags)

Today's march-how it felt

City Agrees to Let Protesters Use Area Closer to Staples (tags)

Convention: Officials yield to pressure from a judge and the Democratic Party. But demonstrators say they won't be confined.

D2K Press Conference to Reclaim Pershing Square (tags)

D2K Holds a press conference Today to show the media who the protesters really are and to celebrate the ACLU's legal victory in regaining first ammendment rights for the DNC protests

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