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Video Shows Physical Altercation Between L.A. Councilmember Kevin de León and Protester

HeadlineDec 12, 2022

In Los Angeles, disgraced Councilmember Kevin de León has come under renewed fire after a video posted on Twitter shows de León assaulting an activist. Protesters have been demanding de León resign, after he and other officials were caught on a leaked audiotape making racist remarks against Black and Indigenous people. In the video, de León, who was attending a community holiday event, is confronted by a group of protesters, then violently shoves Black community organizer Jason Reedy to the ground, even though Reedy had his hands up in the air.

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