Ezell Ford

Eric Garcetti (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty)

Garcetti’s Travel During Ezell Ford Commission Sparks Criticism

On Thursday, the Los Angeles Times took a swipe at Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, claiming that his exit to Washington D.C. on a trip largely revolving around a fund-raiser just as the Police Commission meeting was considering the police shooting

Ezell Ford and Black Lives Matter protest at Rose Bowl Parade. (@Garrick Ruiz / Twitter)

Rose Parade Faces Small ‘#BlackLivesMatter’ Protest

About ten protesters showed up for a planned protest of Pasadena’s annual Tournament of Roses Parade with signs and a banner heralding the name and image of Ezell Ford and others who have died in confrontations with police, along with the declaration “#BlackLivesMatter.”

Arrests in New York dropped 66 percent after police officers were killed

More Protests for New Year’s Eve in California

Protesters plan to ring in the New Year in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Pasadena, California as #BlackLivesMatter and Occupy movement activists have laid out a busy night, as well as demonstrations on New Years’ Day at Pasadena’s annual Tournament of Roses parade.


Protesters Threaten to Set Local News Photographer on Fire

A peaceful protest turned hostile after an autopsy was released yesterday for Ezell Ford, a 25-year old mentally ill black man killed in a confrontation with a police officer last August. That autopsy report  showed Ford  was shot three times, in his right


Ezell Ford Autopsy To Be Released, Protesters, Activists On Guard

Only two days after Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, another black man was fatally shot in Los Angeles by police officers. Still more than four months after the August 11 shooting occurred, the autopsy report has not been released.