Hollywood Protests : Black Lives Matters
Los Angeles : Is George Floyd Protest movement down ? the answer is no. Just look out the huge rally of an estimated 20,000 people converged on Hollywood on Sunday . The biggest Black Lives Matters march took to Southern California streets to protests racism and Police brutality , with more than dozens demonstrations in Los Angeles county alone tied to deaths of George Floyd , killed by Police on Minneapolis street .
On Sunday evening, an estimated crowd of about 20,000 peacefully marched west on Hollywood Boulevard from Highland Avenue in Hollywood.
It was one of score of protests across Southern California over the weekend but appeared to be by far the biggest.
According to Los Angeles Police, no arrest were made . LAPD Captain Steve Lurie tweeted about the successful protests on late Sunday night .
A triumph for the 1st Amendment… Today @LAPDHollywood hosted more than 50,000 demonstrators who peacefully marched and spoke out! No arrests, no use of force, and no issues reported. Thank you to all who attended and our @LAPDHQ officers… pic.twitter.com/eZ5TVIFnjK
— Captain Steve Lurie (@LAPDLurie) June 8, 2020
Hollywood protesters filled the streets for blocks during the protests sponsored by Black Lives Matters and Rapper YG , who spread the word on Social Media.
Protest in Hollywood, Los Angeles today: pic.twitter.com/HqkDvGVT8d
— Alex Salvi (@alexsalvinews) June 8, 2020
The massive demonstration extended all the way to West Hollywood with thousands walking several blocks.
An estimated 10,000-plus people are marching in Hollywood.pic.twitter.com/UE1CbIsmQt
— Bill Maxwell ? ByeDon2020 (@Bill_Maxwell_) June 8, 2020
The protesters created a candle light memorial in the Middle of Hollywood and Highland.
— Emily Valdez (@EmilyValdezKNX) June 8, 2020
However, several other protests were held Sunday afternoon and evening in East Los Angeles , Glendale, Beverly Hills ,and other communities across Southern California.