Archive for August, 2012

Police leave chalking protesters alone

August 11, 2012
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A month after the ArtWalk uprising, Occupy Los Angeles pulled off another act of civil disobedience on the night of Thursday, Aug. 9, to protest the arrests of several occupiers and non-occupiers for chalking sidewalks. This time around it was peaceful. Approximately 200 occupiers, along with a few from Occupy Oakland, gathered in Pershing...
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Speakers show there is more to SlutWalk than meets the eye

August 6, 2012
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Los Angeles saw its second SlutWalk yesterday as participants marched through Hollywood to buck stereotypes and call attention to victim-blaming in cases of sexual assault. The concept of SlutWalk was spawned in early 2011 when a representative of the Toronto Police said “women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized”...
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