Los Angeles: Tenants Protest at Landlord’s Home, Demand Halt on Evictions

By Serran Soledad On Saturday morning, the North Madison Tenants Association held a protest against Aaron Marzwell, a predatory landlord, known for evicting and harassing tenants at the North Madison Ave apartment complex in East Hollywood. Around 50 people, including members of Los Angeles Rapid Eviction Defense (LA RED), a militant contingent of the LA Tenants Union), and United Neighborhood Defense Movement (UNDM), marched from … Continue reading Los Angeles: Tenants Protest at Landlord’s Home, Demand Halt on Evictions

United Neighborhood Defense Movement: National Day of Action January

Photo: UNDM in Los Angeles (Source @EastLosHeart) By Nélida Tello with contributions from Serran Soledad and Henry Underwood United Neighborhood Defense Movement (UNDM) chapters across the country held a National Day of Action on January 1. The National Day of Action is a continuation of actions led by UNDM which commenced in November 2019 as a response to the eviction moratorium passed by Center for … Continue reading United Neighborhood Defense Movement: National Day of Action January

Repression and Resistance: Week in Protest, November 20-26

Cover Photo of activists resisting evictions in Los Angeles by KTLA “Repression and Resistance” is a column from Tribune of the People that highlights rebellions and repression happening in protests across the US each week. If you want us to cover a protest happening in your city, please send us a pitch. National Amazon workers across the country are expected to go on strike today, … Continue reading Repression and Resistance: Week in Protest, November 20-26

Los Angeles: Police Arrest 40 Protesters, Press, Legal Observers, Bystanders

By Felipe Vera As the election concluded on the night of November 3, in response to night protests that went from Downtown to South Central, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) indiscriminately arrested over 40 people, including nearly a dozen legal observers from the National Lawyers Guild (NLG), journalists, and other bystanders standing on the sidewalk, waiting for the metro. Some of the protesters came … Continue reading Los Angeles: Police Arrest 40 Protesters, Press, Legal Observers, Bystanders

Los Angeles: Police Detain Rapper Offset During Trump March

By Jakob Stein On Saturday in Beverly Hills in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, Offset, famous rapper from the Atlanta-based group Migos, was detained by armed police during a rally of approximately 2,500 Trump supporters. The incident was viewed by over 25,000 people live as Offset streamed the encounter with police from his phone. Police outside the vehicle can be seen with their weapons drawn, … Continue reading Los Angeles: Police Detain Rapper Offset During Trump March

Los Angeles: ‘People’s Art Show’ Raises Funds For Protesters Facing Repression

by Serran Soledad On Saturday, Serve The People (STP) Los Angeles hosted an art show in Lincoln Heights, to raise funds for protesters facing charges due to their participation in the fight for Black Lives. The event managed to raise $1400 for Black Unity LA and Jail Support LA, as well as Austin’s Targeted Three. Slated as a ‘People’s Art Show,’ the event drew over … Continue reading Los Angeles: ‘People’s Art Show’ Raises Funds For Protesters Facing Repression

Los Angeles: Two Sheriffs Shot in Ambush, Massive Manhunt Follows

Photo: Still from Surveillance footage of man shooting Sheriff’s Deputies in a parked police vehicle By Felipe Vera On Saturday September 12, two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies were shot in an ambush by an armed individual in Compton. Over the past few days, agencies such as the FBI have become involved in the case, resulting in a massive manhunt for the gunman. That evening, … Continue reading Los Angeles: Two Sheriffs Shot in Ambush, Massive Manhunt Follows

Commemorate the Chicano Moratorium with Rebellion

By Felipe Vera 50 years ago on August 29, over 30,000 Chicanos took over the streets of East Los Angeles to protest the draft and the imperialist war against Vietnam. As the police flowed in by the dozens to repress them, some protesters began forming a front line to combat them. By the end of the day, three people were murdered in an event that … Continue reading Commemorate the Chicano Moratorium with Rebellion

Los Angeles: DA’s Husband Charged with Misdemeanors After Pointing Gun at BLM Protesters

By Felipe Vera This past Tuesday, the California Attorney General’s office charged David Lacey, husband of Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey, with three misdemeanor counts of assault, after he pointed a gun at several Black Lives Matter protesters in March. District Attorney Lacey has long been a target of anti-police activists and community members due to her refusal to prosecute or indict any police … Continue reading Los Angeles: DA’s Husband Charged with Misdemeanors After Pointing Gun at BLM Protesters

California: Vigils, Marches in Los Angeles and Oxnard Commemorate Garrett Foster

By David Martinez From the streets of Austin, Garrett Foster’s sacrifice has reverberated across the country, with tributes, vigils, and actions carried out to immortalize his name. In California, on the Sunday immediately following his death, activists and community members in Los Angeles and Oxnard both held moving, defiant vigils and marches to honor Garrett and his commitment to fighting for a better world. At … Continue reading California: Vigils, Marches in Los Angeles and Oxnard Commemorate Garrett Foster