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How LA's Latinos are supporting Black Lives Matter




A rally that started as a regular meeting of a local chapter of Black Lives Matter on Sunday soon spilled out into the streets and temporarily blocked traffic on the 405 Freeway.
A rally that started as a regular meeting of a local chapter of Black Lives Matter on Sunday soon spilled out into the streets and temporarily blocked traffic on the 405 Freeway.
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Throughout the nation, chapters of the Black Lives Matter movement have been organizing demonstrations. 

In Southern California, BLM demonstrators held a somewhat spontaneous march following a meeting in Inglewood on Sunday. Protestors were black, white and brown. 

Alberto Retana is the president and CEO of the Community Coalition, which works to bring together blacks and Latinos for social justice causes in South Los Angeles. He joined the show to give insight into the role that L.A.'s Latinos are playing in the Black Lives Matter movement.

In light of the recent shootings, the Community Coalition will host a community conversation Tuesday at 6 p.m. Address: 8101 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles 90044. Click here for more information.  

To listen to the full interview, click on the blue audio player above.