A group of anti-war activists gathered at Long Beach's Harvey Milk Promenade Park Sunday morning to rally against the #Trump Administrations' decision to kill Iranian general Qassim Suleimani in a targeted drone strike in Iraq.
The event was helmed by Democratic Socialists of America, Long Beach and the People’s Revolutionary Party of Long Beach.
According to the NYT, 1,000 anti-war demonstrators in Washington DC gathered outside the White House.
Attendee of the rally marched in front of the Armed Forces Career Center, a recruitment center for different branches of the US military.
Chants of "U.S Out of the Middle East":
Demonstrators carried "No War With Iran" and "End US Imperialism" Signs :
The attendees of rally marched to the Armed Forces Career Center on Pine Ave:
The Former Obama Housing Secretary and Mayor of San Antonio, and the only Latino in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination has drooped out, per The New York Times.
Secretary Castro's campaign constantly struggled, in the polls and had problems with raising money in the last few months, in one of the most competitive presidential elections since 2008.
Castro didn't even qualify for the last Democratic Presidential debate in Los Angeles.
Castro was an influencer on issues regarding immigration, police brutality and border control but was unsuccessful in gaining momentum with voters.
Castro's Statement Via Twitter:
Just before his rally in Venice, with rising progressive star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the Sanders campaign unveiled a massive list of California endorsements.
The list of endorsements includes 40 elected officials, 80+ community leaders, and more than 200 academics across California who have announced their support for Senator Sanders' bid for the White House.
State of the Race:
according to a poll conducted by Capitol Weekly, Sanders, Warren, and Biden are in a tight race here in California with Warren leading the pack by only 2%.
de Blasio 0%
Here's the list:
Roberto Alcantar, Board Member, Southwestern Community College Governing Board Richard Barrera, Trustee, San Diego Unified School Board
Philip Bautista, Coachella City Councilmember
Megan Beaman Jacinto, Coachella City Councilmember
Jesse Chavez, Highland City Council
Eddie De La Riva, Mayor, City of Maywood
Basim Elkarra, Trustee, Twin Rivers Unified School District
Sean Elo, San Diego Community College District Trustee
Cástulo Estrada, Vice-President, Coachella Valley Water District
Francisco Estrada, Watsonville City Councilmember
Nikki Fortunato Bas, Oakland City Council
Waymond Fermon, Indio City Councilmember
Orlando Fuentes, Vice President, Cosumnes Community Services District
Neftali Galarza, Trustee, Coachella Valley Unified School District
Jesus R. Gonzalez, Trustee, Coachella Valley Unified School District and Former Mayor of Coachella
Josie Gonzalez, Coachella City Councilmember
Aaron Gomez, San Luis Obispo City Councilmember
Steven Hernandez, Mayor, Coachella
Jennifer Holm, Trustee, Pajaro Valley Unified School District Area VII (Watsonville)
Andy Hsia-Coron, Former President, Aromas-San Juan Unified School District Board of Trustees
Eric Joyce, Oceanside Unified Trustee Daniel Lee, Culver City Councilmember
Rey León, Mayor of Huron
Tim Knox, Former Mayor of Amador City and Former Councilmember
Emmanuel Martinez, Mayor Pro Tempore, Coachella
Tim Fitzmaurice, former Mayor of Santa Cruz
Abigail Medina, Member, San Bernardino City Unified School District
Faauuga Moliga, Commissioner, San Francisco Board of Education
Kevin McKeown, Councilmember, Former Mayor, City of Santa Monica
Gayle McLaughlin, Former Mayor, City of Richmond
Nick Occhipinti, Trustee, Jefferson Union High School District
Peter Ortiz, Trustee, Santa Clara County Board of Education
Gary Patton, Former Santa Cruz Supervisor
Dean Preston, San Francisco Supervisor
Demetrio Pruneda, Former Trustee, Hartnell College
John Rizzo, Trustee, San Francisco City College Board
Laura Santos, Trustee, Mt. San Antonio College
Sheng Thao, Oakland City Councilmember
Nestor Enrique Valencia, Bell City Council
Mariko Yamada, Former CA Assemblywoman