Why Voters May Reject Los Angeles DA Jackie Lacey
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FEATURING MELINA ABDULLAH – Super Tuesday March 3rd, when voters in more than a dozen states including California vote in the primary elections, Los Angeles County will also be picking its District Attorney. Incumbent Jackie Lacey, who has faced protests from Black Lives Matter Los Angeles over her refusal to charge police officers responsible for fatal shootings, is fighting for her political life. Lacey faces two challengers, George Gascon and Rachel Rossi, both of who say they are the progressive alternative to her.
Melina Abdullah, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pan African Studies at California State University of Los Angeles, active with the Los Angeles chapter of Black Lives Matter.