Posts Tagged ‘#BlackLivesMatter’

Black Lives Matter Los AngelesĀ 

July 11, 2016

What was supposed to be a gathering of about 200 people at a Black Lives Matter L.A. event at Chuco’s Justice Center turned into a 2,000 plus rally at Inglewood’s Centinela Park. 

We gathered here before we took the streets and March the streets of Inglewood. It was a very peaceful march with over 2,000 people. 

Black and Brown Unity

July 7, 2016

The biggest threat to White AmeriKKKa is the unity of Black and Brown. When we join forces and recognized the struggles in every ghetto and barrio are the same and that the system was design to have us clash against each other while they profit from our community inflicted trauma, we will start making strides to heal our wounds.

To start healing our wounds we need to come together in unity and organized our communities in 2s and 3s and ensure that in our vicinity we police ourselves, don’t want to be the latest casualty.

I say we name ourselves, The Killer Bees, fuck with our infantry and my R.B.Gees will have you calling A State of Emergency.

That’s exactly where we at, S.O.E. Daily casualties multiply by 3 Piercing our communities with bullets taking innocent lives like Alton Sterling and I’m wondering which next city will create the latest catastrophe.

Pictures of Brother Africa’s 1 year Death Anniversary Demonstration

March 10, 2016

On March 1st, L.A. CAN, the Skid Row community and the Black Lives Matter movement gather at the LAPD headquarters to take our message to the police commission that we demanded justice in the name of Brother Africa and that the officers be prosecuted, which LAPD has stated that the officers didn’t do anything wrong by killing our brother even when the video of his death went viral and showed that he posed no threat to the officers.
After some members came out of that police commission, we took the streets and peacefully march to the site where he was gun down to remember his spirit.

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Remembering Brother Africa

March 1, 2016

Today is the 1 year death anniversary of Charly Keunang, better known to the world as Brother Africa, the homeless man whose death at the hands of LAPD was caught on video and went viral.

Today members of Los Angeles Community Action Network, Stop LAPD Spying, Black Lives Matter L.A. and the Skid Row Community gather at the steps of LAPD Headquarters that they “#CantKillAfrica!”

We have not forgotten that the LAPD let the officers who killed Brother Africa free withouth any charges file against them. We have not forgotten that one of the witnesses of Brother Africa is Trishawn Carey and continues to be in jail. Let’s get one thing clear here. Trishawn Carey is a political prisoner. #FreeTrishawn!

Here is footage of today’s demonstration. First is a great theatre play done by the amazing Suzette.

Here is video I took of today’s powerful peaceful demonstration.

 

These are articles from last year if people want to read how Brother Africa’s death took the nation by surprise.

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-on-skid-row-empathy-for-homeless-man-fatally-shot-20150302-story.html

http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-0308-lapd-protest-20150308-story.html

http://www.cnn.com/2015/03/02/us/los-angeles-police-shooting/

I highly recommend people reading this great article, which one will get a better picture of who Brother Africa was.

http://www.gq.com/story/skid-row-police-shooting-charly-keunang