“If no one speaks, who will? Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. She said earlier in the day that it was unclear exactly how many people would show up for the protest, while noting that she had heard that YG had posted Monday on Twitter, "LA meet me. Hollywood Blvd & Vine tomorrow Tuesday 12 noon BLM – George Floyd. Riley -- whose father is white and whose mother is West Indian -- said she was "completely disgusted" by the video of Floyd's arrest and believes people are tired of "not really doing any action.". "Something actually has to change in our government and our policing systems and our prison systems.". Around 10 p.m., they blocked traffic on a nearby stretch of the 101 Freeway in Hollywood. LA Metro announced that Red and Purple Line trains were skipping the Pershing Square, Civic Center, 7th/Metro, Hollywood/Vine, Hollywood/Western and Hollywood/Highland stations due to the ongoing protests. Hollywood and Highland intersection !!! As Covid continues to surge across the nation, college basketball is all set to return. She noted that her group has also been involved in helping to clean up damage, including graffiti, that was done over the weekend in Los Angeles. Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Opinion: Supreme Court's scientifically illiterate decision will cost lives, Trump's baseless claims of Georgia voter fraud spark fears among Republicans, Thousands Gather In Hollywood To Protest Death Of George Floyd, Dozens Arrested For Violating Curfew. A separate protest organized by rapper YG was planned at the same time and place as the student march, butthe rapper called it off Tuesday amid concerns that violence would ensue. HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — A group of students and thousands of other people gathered in Hollywood Tuesday to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. She said she formed the group less than a week ago after being unable to find any student-based organizations involved in the issue. The organization has been publicized solely through social media, with posts on Instagram and Twitter, Riley said. HOLLYWOOD, CA — A demonstration thousands strong, led by high school students and surrounded by police, took the streets of Hollywood Tuesday to protest death of George Floyd. Will Trump campaigning in Georgia help Republicans win Senate runoffs? A heavy police presence was on hand monitoring the situation, as the marchers continued circling blocks in the Hollywood area. Raymond Deskins, 61, who was seen forcefully exhaling on two women during a protest outside President Donald Trump's Virginia golf course, has been charged with assault. We need change. Police were blocking entrances to the Hollywood (101) Freeway to prevent protesters from going onto the freeway, as some did Monday on the San Diego (405) Freeway near Wilshire Boulevard. City News Service and Patch Staffer Paige Austin contributed to this report. One group marched to Las Palmas and turned south, while another group was headed east on Hollywood Boulevard. Please stop killing us. “We are all human. We have the same rights,” said another protestor. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. ", "I'm not trying to get any of my people hurt or shot so I'm gonna cancel today," the rapper said, pledging to "come back bigger and better on the part of Black Lives Matter.". Despite the rapper canceling his demonstration, thousands still gathered — some of whom were there because of a group of high school students that had organized a protest. Rapper YG, on the other hand, was concerned that the protest he loosely organized could devolve into violence. Many protest organizers who are using Twitter to post about their causes update their timelines frequently, so it's a good resource to find more information on the next event in your area. Requesting the celebrities to speak up against Azerbaijan using chemical weapons against nature and people. Former Georgia congressman Jack Kingston and Democratic strategist Al Mottur on the Goergia Senate race. All positive vibes tomorrow. 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Hollywood Blvd & Vine tomorrow Tuesday 12 noon, By Tuesday, the rapper announced he had canceled the after being told, “my protest was not safe and that people could get hurt or shot.”, “I’m not trying to get any of my people hurt or shot so I’m gonna cancel today,” the rapper said, pledging to “come back bigger and better on the part of Black Lives Matter.”. TOMORROW AT 4:00PM!!!! Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. A large National Guard presence was also on hand, as the marchers circled blocks in the Hollywood area chanting slogans and carrying signs. The student march is designed to stand up against injustice while showing the power of peaceful protest, according to Cleo Riley, the founder of Students For Floyd. PROTEST !!!