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Protest with Culture: Hundreds of Oaxacans Dance to Live Regional Music in DTLA For Cedillo and De León’s Resignations

Oaxaqueños protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De León step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)

Hundreds of Oaxaqueños organized a march in protest of the recent racist remarks made against them by Nury Martinez, Gil Cedillo, Ron Herrera, and Kevin de León. The march started at L.A. Trade Tech College and culminated two and a half miles away at City Hall. Throughout the protest, demonstrators performed various Oaxacan folkloric dances and performed regional Oaxacan music.

 

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Oaxaqueños protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De León step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)
Oaxaqueños protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De León step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)
Oaxaqueños protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De León step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)
Oaxaqueños protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De León step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)
Oaxaqueños protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De León step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)
Oaxaqueños protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De León step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)
Oaxaqueños protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De León step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)
Oaxaqueños protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De León step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)
Oaxaqueños protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De León step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)
Oaxaqueños protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De León step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)
Sisters Sandra and Norma Martinez of Palms march with Oaxaque–os protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De Le—n step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)
Sisters Sandra and Norma Martinez of Palms march with Oaxaque–os protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De Le—n step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)
Oaxaqueños protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De León step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)
Oaxaqueños protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De León step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)
Cousins Andrea and Nancy Luis of Palms march with other Oaxaque–os protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De Le—n step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)
Cousins Andrea and Nancy Luis of Palms march with other Oaxaque–os protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De Le—n step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)
Oaxaqueños protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De León step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)
Oaxaqueños protesting the racist remarks made against them by former LA City Council President Nury Martinez marched, danced and played music in a demonstration through downtown from LATTC to City Hall. As part of their demonstration, they demanded that city council members Gil Cedilla and Devin De León step down. (Brian Feinzimer for L.A. Taco)

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