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LAPD arrests civil rights protesters who shut down Metro Blue Line
LAPD arrests civil rights protesters who shut down Metro Blue Line

Dozens of civil rights protesters blocked the Metro Blue Line tracks during rush hour Tuesday as part of a nationwide demonstration against law enforcement treatment of people of color. Police began making arrests after 5:30 p.m., broadcast news showed. LAPD officers were at the scene assessing how to work with the demonstrators, Officer Mike Lopez said. “We want to make sure nobody gets hurt and try and remove them peacefully, and if they don’t listen we’ll have to take whatever action we need to,” Lopez said. Images of demonstrations and arrests in the Bay Area, New York and dozens of other cities were shared under the social media hashtag #ShutDownA14 and...

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