A candidate running for the Mayor of Los Angeles labeled the LAPD a “watchdog of White Supremacy” in recent days; saying the entire department must be abolished in the name of social justice.
Gina Viola, a self-described “abolitionist” and a member of “White People 4 Black Lives” registered to take part in the primary on June 7th.
Outgoing Mayor Eric Garcetti is ineligible for re-election because of term-limits.
Mayoral candidate Gina Viola wants social services, not police officers https://t.co/fQSCE560I1
— L.A. Times: L.A. Now (@LANow) May 30, 2022
Current front-runners include businessman Rick Caruso and Congresswoman Karen Bass.
“I’m sorry, a vote for Rick Caruso is a vote for White supremacy,” Viola told the Los Angeles Times. “White supremacy is codified into our legal system created to build White wealth, and law enforcement is its watchdog.”
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