The City Council candidate, Cindy Allen, said she felt intimidated and reported the protestors outside her office to police.
The protesters were demanding that Congress protect the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, led by special counsel Robert Mueller.
“The activists will demand that Whitaker recuse himself given his conflicts of interest and previous statements attacking the investigation,” said a statement from Citizens Protesting Trump’s Actions.
The group’s efforts were greeted by a mix of cars with drivers honking their support or raising middle fingers indicating the opposite.
Protesters numbering around 100 in Long Beach blocked a Metro Blue Line on Saturday before marching to the Compton Station, where two were arrested for allegedly throwing rocks and bottles.
With the nation’s focus once again on Ferguson, Missouri and whether or not the officer who shot and killed a black teenager in August is indicted, the question for many cities across the country is how to deal with possible unrest that may come out of a grand jury’s announcement expected to be revealed any day.
More than 100 people protested this past Saturday outside the Long Beach Harbor Pier A terminal with a circular picket line the arrival of a ship owned by the Israeli Zim American Integrated Shipping Services Company (Zim).
Several labor and social justice organizations gathered outside BYD Motors’s downtown Los Angeles offices to protest against the company’s alleged labor violations and call on the three public entities—Long Beach Transit (LBT), LA Metro, and The City of Los Angeles—to back away from their investments in BYD.
Following a successful and peaceful protest in front of the Long Beach courthouse last week, P.E.A.C.E. (Protect Everyone America Created Equally) founder Arlana Walton has announced a justice rally for Manuel Diaz and Oscar Grant this Wednesday in front of City Hall.
Arlana Walton heard the George Zimmerman verdict and, like many, felt enraged; not only because of the inherent race problems she sees pervading the legal justice system, but because of the lack of knowledge about that system that is equally pervasive in minority communities.