Hunger strikers face off with Mayor Lee over calls to fire the SF police chief
Yesterday afternoon protesters marched to San Francisco’s City Hall demanding an end to police brutality and rampant racial bias.
They were led by the Frisco Five hunger strikers -- a grandmother, two rappers, an educator, and a supervisor candidate. They've refused to eat in protest of excessive use of force by SFPD in the deaths ofMario Woods,Alex Nieto,Amilcar Lopez, andLuis Gongora -- all men of color. Yayne Abebe is the spokesperson for the group. She came by our studios and talked to KALW’s Ben Trefny.