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Black Lives Matter Raising $90,000 Bail for Jailed Activist

Jasmine Richards was arrested right before a city council meeting on police misconduct.

Image courtesy of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles.

Black Lives Matter (BLM) is mounting a campaign to crowdfund $90,000 for the bail of 28-year-old Jasmine Richards, a Pasadena-based activist who was arrested on a slew of charges related to a protest against police brutality that she helped organize. Richards was arrested on Monday, just as she was preparing to appear at a City Council meeting to talk about the death of Kendrec McDade, an unarmed black teenager who was shot seven times and killed by Pasadena police officers in 2012.

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Stairs, Graffiti, and Cemeteries: Have a GOOD Weekend, L.A.

Three events taking place around town that you shouldn't miss this weekend. Have a GOOD weekend, Los Angeles!

We receive so many great Los Angeles events in our inbox each week that we can't choose just one to feature. So from now on we'll pick the best, wrap them up, and pass them along to you in Thursday's GOOD LA email. Here's what's happening this weekend, May 20 to 22. Have a GOOD Weekend, L.A.!

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