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A Look at the ‘People’s Budget’ L.A. Activists Are Promoting

A coalition of activists is calling on the city council to make a last-minute move to reassess city spending priorities
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Prosperity Market Connects Angelenos with Fresh Produce–and Social Change

Entrepreneurs Carmen Dianne and Kara Still are making it easier to shop from Black urban farmers while bringing fresh, healthy food to underserved communities
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Beverly Hills Police Deployed Tear Gas as Protesters Gathered Friday Night

The late-night demonstration didn't result in any arrests
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West Hollywood to Add Black, Brown, and Trans Representation to Rainbow Crosswalks

“The symbols we use, the representations we highlight, matters," says activist Amber Hikes
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Protesters Met by Multitudes of Police in Downtown L.A. on Saturday Night

Walls of LAPD officers boxed in and arrested protesters (and at least one journalist) after the previous night's uprising caused damage in DTLA
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Mackenzie Scott, Ex-Wife of Jeff Bezos, Has Donated $5.7 Billion in 2020

The philanthropist says the pandemic and racial injustice inspired her to "accelerate" plans to give away her fortune

Nury Martinez Has Introduced a Motion That Could Cut $150 Million from the LAPD

Moving city funds away from policing and into community programs has been a rallying cry of this week's protests
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Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Wants Hollywood to Show Up for the Cause

L.A. activist Patrisse Cullors calls for actors and writers strike for justice
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Protesters on Why They March: ‘Black People Need to Get Our Voices Heard Today. Not Tomorrow. Today.’

As they flooded the streets of Hollywood on Tuesday, we asked protesters what keeps them going day after day
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‘Black Lives Matter Foundation’ Has Seen a Surge in Donations–but the Money Isn’t Going to the Movement

The goal of the sound-alike Santa Clarita-based foundation, started by a music producer, is to create "unity" between people and the police