Protest marches and other actions to call out racism and police brutality have been continue Sunday in various parts of Los Angeles County.
This is the fourth weekend of actions in the Southland and across the United States in response to the Memorial Day death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Floyd was killed when a police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes while Floyd was handcuffed and face-down on the ground
The officer was fired and has been charged with second-degree murder. Three other officers involved in the arrest were also fired and have been charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder.
Events on Sunday’s schedule include:
— 8:15 a.m. DTLA – “A ritual to elevate the spirits of those who died brutally and say the names to be remembered eternally,” L.A. Police Department Headquarters, 100 West First Street (Organized by Osunleti Scott)
— 11 a.m. DTLA -“Skate for Black Lives Matter” – Pershing Square, 532 South Olive (@scottmaltonado)
— Noon HUNTINGTON BEACH – Huntington Beach Civic Center, 2000 Main Street
— 1 p.m. LONG BEACH – “Skate for Peace” Cherry Avenue and Ocean Boulevard (@queerskatela)
— 2 p.m. LAGUNA NIGUEL- Kings Road and Sunshine Drive
— 2 p.m. NEWPORT BEACH – Newport Beach Back Bay Science Center, 600 Shellmaker Road
— 2 p.m. NEWPORT BEACH – Pacific Coast Highway and Superior Avenue
— 2 p.m. GARDENA – “Justice for Anders Guardado! Father’s Day March Against Police & Sheriff Terrorism.’ from Redondo Beach Boulevard and Figueroa Street to the Compton Sheriff’s Station, 301 S. Willowbrook Ave. (@uniondelbarrio)
— 2 p.m. DTLA – “Daily protest, breakout sessions,” Los Angeles City Hal, 200 N. Spring St. near the park (@activeadvocate)
— 3:30 p.m. FOUNTAIN VALLEY – Community Picnic with Guest Speakers; Mile Square Park, Edinger Avenue and Euclid Street
— 4 p.m. VENICE – “A sit-in and gathering for justice, peace and unity” Venice Beach Boardwalk, 1800 Ocean Front Walk (@dayofhealing2020)
— 5 p.m. ALTADENA – “Honoring Black Fathers” march from 185 West Altadena Drive to a rally at the Altadena Library, 600 E Mariposa St, (@mytriberise)
— 6 p.m. PASADENA – “Fathers United for Justice Rally” Pasadena City Hall, 100 Garfield Avenue (Pastor Kerwin Manning: Clergy Community Coalition)
Ongoing daily demonstrations are held at the following locations:
— Noon at the Sherman Oaks Galleria, 15301 Ventura Blvd.
— Noon in South Pasadena at Mission Street and Fair Oaks Avenue
— Noon & nightfall outside Los Angeles City Hall, 200 N. Spring St.
— 3:30 p.m. in Laguna Niguel at Crown Valley Parkway and Greenfield Drive
— 4 p.m. in Los Feliz at Los Feliz Boulevard and Riverside Drive