It’s a holiday weekend, but the marches, rallies, and other actions against systemic racism and police brutality continue across Southern California.
The nationwide movement sparked by the Memorial Day death of George Floyd in Minneapolis now embraces a range of issues as it enters a sixth week.
The protests continue despite a sharp rise in the spread of COVID-19, particularly in Southern California.
Events on today’s schedule in Southern California include:
- 9:30 a.m. in Hollywood at Hollywood Boulevard and Ivar Avenue
- 10 a.m., South Los Angeles
- 11 a.m. in Marina Del Rey at Mindanao Way and Admiralty Way
- Noon at Olvera Street in Downtown Los Angeles
- Noon at Salt Lake Park, 3401 E. Florence Ave., in Huntington Park
- Noon in Koreatown, in the 3700 block of Wilshire Boulevard
- Noon in Woodland Hills at Warner Center Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd.
- Noon in Sherman Oaks at the Sherman Oaks Galleria, 15301 Ventura Blvd.
- Noon, Temecula Duck Pond
- Noon, Norco, march to City Hall
- 1 p.m. in Redondo Beach at 1516 S. Pacific Coast Highway
- 2 p.m. in Los Angeles at City Hall, 200 N. Spring St.
- 2 p.m. in Los Angeles at Pan Pacific Park, 7600 Beverly Blvd.
- 5 p.m. in Lancaster at Lancaster City Hall, 44933 Fern Ave.
Also: In San Clemente, a march to the pier was planned to show support for President Donald Trump and the U.S. military at 2:15 p.m.
Source: Orange County Register