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Echo Park Community issues an "Injunction" against City of LA (tags)

[This is a report by Vik from a demonstration against the gang injunction in the Echo Park area. It was originally posted to facebook. Some background information is appended at the bottom if you need to learn about what a gang injunction is, and the gentrification in the area.]

LA Families March For Trayvon Martin (tags)

Mothers, Fathers, Sons and Daughters come together to pressure the Feds on Stand Your Ground Laws and a Federal Indictment of George Zimmerman / Photo Set 2 0f 2

LA Families March For Trayvon Martin (tags)

Mothers, Fathers, Sons and Daughters come together to Pressure the Feds on Stand Your Ground Laws and a Federal Indictment of George Zimmerman. Photo-Set 1 of 2

Tyisha Miller remembered in light of recent spate of police shootings (tags)

RIVERSIDE (California) - Today marks the thirteen-year anniversary of the police murder of Tyisha Miller, a nineteen-year-old African-American woman shot by the Riverside police department. The murder caused an outcry, particularly among the city's black community, and led to some of the most militant and long-reaching organizaing the region had seen in years, including a shutdown of the 91 freeway and the establishment of numerous bureaucratic apparatuses put in place to prevent such tragedies.

Photos courtesy of Occupy Riverside

Tenants Deliver Valentine’s Day Message to Councilmember Wesson (tags)

Members of the L.A. Right to Housing Collective deliver valentine to Herb Wesson and demand that he move forward with the community's recommendations to reform rent control.

We're Still Here, We Never Left! May Day L.A. 2007 A Documentary (tags)

This is a documentary created by members of Revolutionary Autonomous Communities and community members of Westlake/Pico Union. This is a people account of what really happen May 1st 2007 on MacArthur Park, when the LAPD's Metro unit attacked a peaceful march and rally of community members, activist, labor organizers, the corporate media, ETC. No profits were made on this film and all the footage's belongs to it's original owners. So please post and share this film for the world to see, because we will never let this be swept under the rug. With Music by Rebels To The Grain and many other L.A. based musicians. For more into check out iliveidieiorganize.blogspot.com

Sept. 18, March to Support Manuel Jamines (tags)

Manuel Jamines was murdered in cold blood by an LAPD officer; and today several hundred people from many established Los Angeles activist groups came together in support of justice, and in protest against a police culture which has long supported brutality and killing of members of vulnerable communities and communities of color.

JUSTICE FOR MANUEL JAMINES! (tags)

JUSTICE FOR MANUEL JAMINES! PROTESTS AGAINST POLICE MURDER ARE JUSTIFIED AND MUST BE SUPPORTED! THE WHOLE DAMN SYSTEM IS GUILTY!

Pico Union/Westlake Rebellion after Rampart Police Murder Manuel Jamines - Indigenous Man (tags)

Manuel Jamines was murdered by Rampart police on Sunday, September 5th, 2010. He was a 37 year old indigenous man from Guatemala, who didn't speak English or even Spanish very well

City Council to Look At Weak Moratorium to Prevent Rent Increase (tags)

It's good something was decided, but the moratorium will not cover much LA rental housing.

LA Marathon: The Gentrification Route (tags)

No wonder interest was low.

Checking the Non-Profit Industrial Complex (tags)

Checking the Non-Profit Industrial Complex

Cop Watch LA Statement on May Day, 2007 (tags)

Collective statement from Cop Watch Los Angeles. Check out copwatchla.org for info regarding a press conference at the Youth Justice Coalition office on Monday, May 7th.

Police Terror in the Park (tags)

The police shoot and tear gas families celebrating immigrants and May Day

Police Terror in the Park (tags)

The police shoot and tear gas families celebrating immigrants and May Day

The Border War Comes Home (tags)

With our lives and community on the line it is time to take the struggle for migrant's rights to a new stage - Resistance.

Police State and Rebellion after March (tags)

Report back from Police State and Rebellion in Mc Arthur Park after Rally.

Brown Skin / Yellow Star: Why You Must Join the March 25th Demo (tags)

The US Senate debates legislation that would make migrants an openly felonized, legally scapegoated racial and cultural under-caste, with deeply dangerous implications for us all. 600,000 or more to march this Saturday, March 25th, Broadway and Olympic, 10 AM.

Watts: How the so-called war-on-gangs is stripping the rights of a whole community (tags)

Robocops patrol deserted, quiet streets. Young people walking to school are tense--they never know if they might be arrested for whistling, shouting, or talking to each other. Houses and apartments may be raided at any time, and unauthorized people arrested for being there. No one is hanging out. This is not U.S.-occupied Iraq. This is LAPD-occupied Watts. This is the reality Chief Bratton, Mayor Hahn, and the city authorities are bringing down on Nickerson Gardens.

PHOTOS: ANTI-WAR PROTEST TODAY M28 IN PICO UNION (tags)

Protestors took to the streets today in Pico Union to demostrate not only against the war in Iraq, but the war at home; the war against immigrants, poor people, and people of color. They marched up Alvarado from the starting point at 12th and ended the day with a powerful rally at MacArthur Park.

PARTY WITH "ARTS IN ACTION!" (tags)

ART AND RESISTANCE! Come celebrate the ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY of the ARTS IN ACTION space! Help support another year of creating an environment, which generates artistic and political dialogue and action. Keep the doors open for another year! Keep this independent cultural center alive! Arts in Action is a cultural and political collective housed in the Westlake/Pico Union area of Los Angeles. Our vision is to create an environment which generates artistic and political dialogue and action.

Police Converge on Convergence Center (tags)

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

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