LOS ANGELES: Revolutionaries Disrupt Opening Day of Gentrifier Gallery

By Felipe Vera On September 7, revolutionary anti-gentrification organization Defend Boyle Heights (DBH) led militant activists in disrupting the reopening of the Nicodim art gallery at its new location in downtown Los Angeles. Nicodim was originally located in Boyle Heights, before being driven out after a two-year long anti-gentrification resistance led by activists and community members. Although representatives of Nicodim say the protests had no … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Revolutionaries Disrupt Opening Day of Gentrifier Gallery

Los Ángeles: La Construcción de la Torre Gentrificadora de Verizon se ha Aplazado Después de una Protesta.

Foto: Los residentes de Boyle Heights protestan por la construcción de la nueva torre de Verizon frente al jardín de la comunidad. Este artículo es una traducción. Por Bill Smith El 25 de agosto, miembros de la comunidad en Boyle Heights se movilizaron para resistir la construcción de una nueva torre de telefonía celular 5G en el sitio de un jardín comunitario y centro cultural, … Continue reading Los Ángeles: La Construcción de la Torre Gentrificadora de Verizon se ha Aplazado Después de una Protesta.

LOS ANGELES: Construction of Gentrifying Verizon Tower Postponed After Protest

Photo: Boyle Heights residents protest construction of new Verizon tower in front of community garden. By Bill Smith On August 25, community members in Boyle Heights mobilized to resist the planned construction of a new 5G cell phone tower on the site of a community garden and cultural center, which residents say will accelerate gentrification. Telecommunications firm Verizon was originally planning to begin construction the … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Construction of Gentrifying Verizon Tower Postponed After Protest

LOS ANGELES: Defend Boyle Heights Holds Second People’s Assembly

Photo: Defend Boyle Heights People’s Assembly discusses gentrification and other issues. By Bill Smith   On July 28, revolutionary organization Defend Boyle Heights (DBH) held its second People’s Assembly in a neighborhood that is on the frontlines of the fight against gentrification. Invitations for the People’s Assembly were sent out to supporters and canvassing was done throughout the neighborhood. After passing out food and drink … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Defend Boyle Heights Holds Second People’s Assembly

LOS ANGELES: Posters Target Venue for Hosting Nazi Band

By Bill Smith On July 25, wheatpasted flyers appeared at BLVD Cafe & Bar, located at 2631 Whittier Blvd in Boyle Heights, detailing fascist bands who have played at the establishment. One of the bar’s promoters, Mona Luna, continues to book explicitly fascist bands like Orden de Sangre y Sol and other reactionary groups like Mentors, who have performed there in the past 6 months. … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Posters Target Venue for Hosting Nazi Band

LOS ÁNGELES: No se presentaron cargos por los Primeo de Mayo 24

Originalmente publicado el 26 de mayo, 2019 Por Zein Amari El jueves, los activistas y revolucionarios que fueron arrestados en la marcha militante del Primero de Mayo en Boyle Heights – conocidos como los Primeo de Mayo 24 – comparecieron para su instrucción de cargos. Inicialmente, todos eran acusados de disturbios, pero al final no se presentaron cargos ante el corte. Según algunos miembros de … Continue reading LOS ÁNGELES: No se presentaron cargos por los Primeo de Mayo 24

LOS ANGELES: Activists Agitate Against ICE

by Zein Amari  This past weekend, activists and supporters from Defend Boyle Heights (DBH) and Serve the People- Los Angeles (STPLA) agitated against the recent announcement of ICE aids from the Trump administration. Activists and supporters focused on the need to combat and resist ICE by any means necessary. On Saturday, activists and supporters spoke to families on the street, small shop owners who were … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Activists Agitate Against ICE