The Choice To Demonstrate In Upscale Areas Was No Accident
We talked to Black Lives Matter-LA organizer Melina Abdullah, who is also a Pan-African studies professor at Cal State Los Angeles, about Saturday's protest and aftermath.
She told us to the choice to demonstrate in upscale areas was no accident.
"We've been very deliberate in saying that the violence and pain and hurt that's experienced on a daily basis by black folks at the hands of a repressive system should also be visited upon to a degree to those who think that they can just retreat to white affluence."
- Black Lives Matter-LA Leader Explains 'Very Deliberate' Choice To Demonstrate In Upscale Neighborhoods