Divest LA” Protest against DAPL
On Friday March 10 2017, hundreds of local activists took to the streets of Downtown Los Angeles to protest against against the newly-approved Dakota Access Pipeline. The event was hosted by Divest LA, whose goal was to pressure city officials into divesting from Wells Fargo, one of the biggest banks funding the highly-controversial project.
The protest began at 11:00 AM at Pershing Square and continued through the Financial and Arts districts before stopping at City Hall, where the activists delivered their loud, defiant, and unyielding call to action.
One Native American activist was, Courage, a member of Divest LA. Having participated in the original protest against troops at Standing Rock, Courage was now leading the march to City Hall with fellow Native American activists.
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