Maile Hampton of the ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) and PSL (Party for Socialism and Liberation) chants into a megaphone and leads a protest against the Sacramento Rally to Support Law Officers at the state Capitol Jan. 18, 2015, in Sacramento.
Maile Hampton of the ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) and PSL (Party for Socialism and Liberation) chants into a megaphone and leads a protest against the Sacramento Rally to Support Law Officers at the state Capitol Jan. 18, 2015, in Sacramento. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
Maile Hampton of the ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism) and PSL (Party for Socialism and Liberation) chants into a megaphone and leads a protest against the Sacramento Rally to Support Law Officers at the state Capitol Jan. 18, 2015, in Sacramento. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
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