Armenian Genocide Remembrance March
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Thousands take to L.A. streets to demand recognition for the Armenian genocide

Children participate in a rally outside the Turkish consulate in Los Angeles to remember the Armenian genocide of more than a century ago. (Allison Zaucha / For The Times)
More than 40 states, including California, and several countries have recognized the mass killings at the hands of the Ottoman Empire as a genocide. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Southern California is home to the largest Armenian community outside of Armenia. (Etienne Laurent / EPA-Shutterstock)
More than 200,000 people of Armenian descent live in Los Angeles County, according to U.S. census data. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Every year, thousands of Angelenos march on the day of remembrance. (Frederic J. Brown / AFP-Getty Images)
In 2015, L.A. city officials designated Hollywood Boulevard and Western Avenue in Little Armenia as Armenian Genocide Memorial Square.  (Allison Zaucha / For The Times)
More than 1.5 million Armenians were killed in the genocide that began in 1915. (Etienne Laurent / EPA-Shutterstock)