For the moment, we’re at Sunday, May 31, in the seaside luxury resort once known as the People’s Republic of Santa Monica.
Besides, earlier, the deputies had conspicuously abandoned two cars blocks from the protests and looting that had been rocking downtown Santa Monica.
In Los Angeles, the chief nemesis of the Black Lives Matter movement is the city’s first Black DA, Jackie Lacey.
A thin cardboard poster features a 1962 quote from Malcolm X equating the racism of Los Angeles to the Deep South.
I get a cellmate named Adam, a Mexican American guy in his mid-20s, originally from East Los Angeles.