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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles County District Attorney, Jackie Lacey speaks during a news conference in Los Angeles. Protests over the death of George Floyd are being felt in the race to see who will run the Los Angeles district attorney's office. Police accountability was a key issue but protests calling for the ouster of Lacey have grown by thousands since Floyd's death in Minneapolis. Lacey, who is the first Black person and woman to run the largest local prosecutors' office in the nation, says the death has forced her to consider new ways to investigate police. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Black Lives Matter wants to oust first Black Los Angeles DA

Jun. 21, 2020 1:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For nearly three years, Melina Abdullah has led dozens of demonstrators once a week outside the Hall of Justice to call for the ouster of Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey for failing to prosecute killings by police officers. Thousands more joined Abdullah after George...