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Video: 1963 civil rights march commemorated in L.A.

Black, brown, Asian and white marched together down Martin Luther King Blvd in Los Angeles on Aug. 24 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

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LA joins the We are the 99 percent movement

On Oct 1 people in Los Angeles came together from all walks of life to join in solidarity with the Occupy Movement on Wall Street, calling on the banks to pay their fair share.

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Video: LA bus riders protest transportation cuts

Bus riders gathered on a busy street in Los Angeles, California, recently as part of a national day of action to stop bus service cuts and fare increases.

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Black Panther Party founder urges coalition building and “community control”

Black Panther Party co-founder Bobby Seale spoke to an eager crowd of nearly 100 listeners representing an array of political organizations in the region.

Families arrested at bank in foreclosure protest [with video]

Several families moved their belongings outside of a Chase Bank branch in an act of civil disobedience - and were arrested.

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Do Celtics have what it takes against defending champs the Lakers?

In what's being dubbed as one of the most anticipated and emotional match-ups in recent history the 2010 NBA finals got underway June 3 and basketball fans nationwide are hoping for an exciting series.

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Oscar Grant murder trial moves to Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif.— Dozens of protesters rallied in front of the county courthouse here Jan. 8 to bring attention to the recent move of the trial against an Oakland Bay Area Rapid Transit officer charged with the murder of Oscar Grant, a young African American man.

LA workers vote to protect them from layoffs, furloughs

Some 22,000 city workers are voting on a labor deal that would protect them from layoffs and furloughs but keep them from receiving pay raises until 2011, to help the city reduce its $530 million budget deficit. Members of the Coalition of L.A. City Unions began casting ballots last week. The results will be announced Wednesday.

Man shot dead by LA police with Taser gun

February 16 (Xinhua) A man died on Saturday after being shot by police with a Taser gun, becoming the latest victim of Taser guns, authorities said on Sunday.