Thousands March Through Downtown LA To Protest LAPD Slaying Of Ezell Ford

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EZELL FORD PROTEST Joe Satran/The Huffington Post

If the truth be told, Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, Detroit and other “urban” areas across the country have been experiencing this for decades.  Perhaps now in today’s social media world, more eyes and ears can hear about or witness the injustices and unite in helping to alleviate the problem.

Let me give you an example of something I witnessed in my teens.  A neighbor’s 14 year old son was sitting on their “stoop” on Thanksgiving Day when an officer approached him and told him to move.  At some point the officer shot and killed the kid.  He claimed in Court that he had some sort of seizure (that defense seemed to be successfully used in a lot of cases against police officers) and the officer was acquitted.

The Huffington Post

LOS ANGELES — Thousands of protesters marched through downtown LA on Sunday afternoon…

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