June 5, 2020
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Police officers applying pressure to a person’s neck during an arrest has been a controversial technique for decades, killing and seriously injuring some people.
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How to embrace L.A. pride

This is the 50th anniversary of of the Pride parade in Los Angeles, a celebration of the LGBTQ community that started as a protest against police brutality. This year the organizers have decided to join with Black Lives Matter to protest the systemic racism that continues to exist. Here’s a look at a timeline of L.A. Pride and what to watch during Pride Month.

This year’s L.A. Pride will be a peaceful protest march in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, organizers announced. It will take place June 14 starting at Hollywood and Highland.
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New results suggest that only about 165,000 L.A. County adults have antibodies to the coronavirus — an estimate nearly 50% lower than results from a previous study.
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A construction worker died after falling at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood on Friday, and work on the $5-billion project has been temporarily stopped.
In the wake of the protests, Spotify’s trendsetting Viral 50 chart features decades-old tracks from Richard Pryor, James Brown and Gil Scott-Heron.
Oyelowo and DuVernay said that academy members refused to vote for ‘Selma’ after cast and crew protested the death of Eric Garner in police custody.
The author of ‘How to Be An Antiracist’ has a timely new spinoff board book, ‘Antiracist Baby,’ out soon.
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The Galaxy released Aleksandar Katai after learning the midfielder’s wife posted racist comments to social media in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
The last two weeks have been difficult for horse trainer Bob Baffert, but Authentic is capable of delivering him a victory in the Santa Anita Derby.
Amid the coronavirus shutdown, the Angels will pay their minor league players through the end of June.
The NCAA placed Oklahoma State men’s basketball team on probation after finding former assistant coach Lamont Evans accepted up to $22,000 in bribes.
For black religious leaders across the United States, the last 10 days have been a tumultuous test of their stamina and skills.
Google says hackers backed by foreign countries targeted the Trump and Biden campaigns, but it saw no evidence that the attempts were successful.
K-pop fans are putting their social media prowess behind Black Lives Matter protests. ‘We’re known for our antics,’ says one fan who quickly raised $150,000 for a Minnesota activist group.
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